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Clinical Study

Survey of the Situation of Infertile Women Seeking In Vitro Fertilization Treatment in China

Table 2

Relationship between educational level and duration of infertility.
(a) Duration of infertility in women with different educational levels

Education level (total: 460)
Duration of
Primary school
N: 63
High school
N: 260
  N: 137
n %n %n %

≤1 year23%83%42.9%
1-2 years69.5%186.9%1410.2%
2–5 years914.3%8633%6648.2%
≥5 years4673%14856.9%5338.7%

(b) Ratio of the women with different educational levels seeking IVF

Patients seeking IVF or ICSI treatment (N: 460)
Primary school     High school University/college
n % n %n %

6313.7% 260 56.5% 137 29.8%

Educational levels of Chinese individuals older than 15 years
TotalPrimary school High school University/

100,00026.78% 52.82%8.93%

Ratio between patients who accepted ART treatment and individuals at the same educational level

R 13.7%/
26.78% = 0.51
52.82% = 1.07
8.93% = 3.34

Data regarding educational levels of Chinese individuals older than 15 years from the No. 6 Census of China’s Population-the quality of population report.

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