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Table 1 Reproductive status and use of infertility medical care among respondents aged 20–49 years olda

From: Can men be trusted in population-based surveys to report couples’ medical care for infertility?

  Respondent’s gender P-Value b
Male Female
Ever tried to have a child 53% (51–55) 66% (65–68) < 0.001
Ever used medical care for infertilityc 11% (10–12) 16% (15–17) < 0.001
Used medical care for infertility within the previous 15 yearsc 8% (7–10) 11% (10–12) < 0.001
Ever treated for infertilityc 6% (5–7) 9% (8–10) < 0.001
  1. aAll percentages are weighted with 95% confidence intervals in brackets
  2. bP-value of the chi-square test comparing the female and male respondents’ distributions. To take into account the complex sampling design of the Fecond survey, the subpopulation option in Stata® was used for correct calculation of the standard errors of the estimates
  3. cEither the respondents and/or their partners