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Table 2 Causes of infertility, Sex Specific diagnosis and treatment Success

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

Specific causes of couple infertility and treatment Success
Type of infertility Causes of infertility n (%) Treatment success
  Idiopathic Sperm anomalies Ovulation dysfunction Infections Conception rate (%) P value
Primary (N = 271) 112 (41.3) 32 (11.8) 87 (32.1) 40 (14.8) 71 (26.2) P = 0.002
Secondary(N = 370) 132 (35.7) 59 (15.9) 75 (20.3) 104 (28.9) 58 (15.7)
Subfertility(N = 184) 79 (42.9) 21 (11.4) 53 (28.9) 31 (16.8) 31 (16.8)
Total no of couples (N = 825) 323 (39.2) 112 (13.6) 215 (26.1) 175 (21.1) 160 (19.4)  
Sex specific diagnoses of infertility n (%)
 OVULATION DYSFUNCTION (n = 215) Anovulation 82 (38.4)     
Oligo-ovulation 107 (49.8)     
PCOS 26 (12.1)     
 SPERM ANOMALIES (n = 112) Oligozoospermia 65 (58.0)     
Oligoasthenozoospermia 34 (30.4)     
Azoospermia 13 (11.6)