Table 3 : Respondents perception and misperceptions of IVF.


Variable Frequency
n=291
Percentage
(%)

Do you think IVF offers hope for
infertile couples?

Yes
No
240
51
82.5
17.5

Do you think IVF is not a natural process?
Yes
No
151
140
51.9
48.1

What do you think about IVF babies?
Normal and natural
Normal but not natural
Not normal and not natural
155
105
31
53.2
36.1
10.7

Do you think IVF is too costly?
Yes
No
236
55
81.1
18.9

Do you think IVF is not affordable/accessible?
Yes                                                    
No
198
93
68
32

Do you think IVF babies should be accepted by the society ?
Yes
No
236
55
81.1
18.9

Do you think babies born via IVF are legitimate?
Yes
No
208
83
71.5
28.5

Overall perception about IVF
Positive
Negative
198
93
68
32

Oche et al.Journal of Reproductive Biology and Health  2018 6:1DOI : 10.7243/2054-0841-6-1