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Table 2 Comparison of demographic characteristics between pregnant and non-pregnant subjects

From: Pretreatment Beck Depression Inventory score is an important predictor for Post-treatment score in infertile patients: a before-after study

   Pregnant (n = 61) Non-pregnant (n = 190) P
Mean age (y)   26.6 ± 4.2 29.6 ± 5.7 <.000
Duration of infertility (y)   5.5 ± 3.7 7.4 ± 4.6 .003
Primary infertility (%)   58 (95.1) 172 (90.5) NS
Cause of infertility (%) Male 22 (36.1) 64 (33.7) NS
  Female 27 (44.3) 81 (42.6)  
  Both 7 (11.5) 25 (13.2)  
  Unknown 5 (8.2) 20 (10.5)  
Education (%) No education 0 6 (3.2) NS
  Primary school 6 (9.8) 30 (15.8)  
  Guiding school 11 (18) 49 (25.8)  
  High school 3 (4.9) 9 (4.7)  
  Completed high school 29 (47.5) 59 (31.1)  
  University 12 (19.7) 37 (19.5)  
Previous treatment   1.2 ± 1.4 1.3 ± 1.4 NS
BDI1 score   14.6 ± 11.3 14.5 ± 9.8 NS