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Table 1 Socio-Demographics of infertility amongst respondents

From: Pharmacotherapy of infertility in Ghana: retrospective study at the cape coast teaching hospital

DEMOGRAPHICS OF INFERTILITY AMONGSTS RESPONDENTS
Type of infertility   Primary (N = 271) Secondary (N = 370) Sub fertility (N = 184)
Infertility Class (%)   33 44.8 22.3
Mean Age (years)   25.89 ± 4.1 29.58 ± 4.6a 30.44 ± 3.23a
Duration of Infertility (years)   3.36 ± 1.70 5.70 ± 2.11ab 6.41 ± 2.65 ab
Occupation (%) Employed(n = 564) 31.2 45.9 22.3
Unemployed(n = 213) 39.9 40.4 19.7
Education (%) Primary/no-education (n = 267) 29.6 44.9 25.5
Secondary (n = 276) 31.7 34.3 34.2
Tertiary (n = 247) 35.4 30.8 25.0
Religion (%) Christian (n = 603) 32.7 43.1 24.2
Muslim (n = 109) 34 45.8 19.2
Others (n = 22) 54.5 26 0.09
  1. Results presented as percentages. Age and duration of infertility present as Mean Mean ± SD. Statistical analysis of Age and duration of infertility is by One-way analysis of variance followed by Bonferoni test Post Hoc Test. (a) means significantly different from the Primary infertility, (b) means significantly different from secondary infertility. P < 0.001