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Table 1 Participants characteristics for face validation

From: Patient-centered infertility questionnaire for female clients (PCIQ-F): part I: questionnaire development

Participant characteristics Category No.(%)
Age (years) 25- 3 (30)
30- 3 (30)
35- 2 (20)
40- 1 (10)
>  45 1 (10)
Education Up to secondary school 3 (30)
Bachelor 6 (60)
Higher education 1 (10)
Type of infertility Primary 4 (40)
Secondary 6 (60)
Duration of infertility (years) 1- 5 (50)
5- 3 (30)
10–15 2 (20)
Duration of seeking care (years) 2 2 (20)
4 3 (30)
5 1 (10)
6 2 (20)
7 1 (10)
Treatment (total > 100% as several treatment modalities used) IVF/ICSIa 5 (50)
Ovulation induction 6 (60)
Surgery 1 (10)
IUIb 1 (10)
Outcome Failed 7 (70)
Miscarriage 2 (20)
Pregnant 1 (10)
Health facility visited (total > 100% as more than one facility visited) Polyclinics 3 (30)
General government hospitals 3 (30)
General Private hospitals 5 (50)
Hospitals with ARTc Units 5 (50)
Total   10 (100)
  1. aIVF/ICSI in vitro fertilization/intracytoplasmic sperm injection, bIUI; Intrauterine Insemination, cART Assisted reproductive technology