Table 5 : Respondents’ background characteristics by their perception.


Variable Overall perception n=291 Test statistic & p-value

  Positive,
n (%)
Negative
n (%)
 

Age group
15-24
25-34
35-44
≥45
 
95(47.7)
76(38.2)
27(13.6)
1(0.5)
 
36(39.1)
39(42.4)
13(14.1)
4(4.3)
 
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χ2 = 6.745
p= 0.076
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Number of living children
0
1-2
3-4
≥5
 
104(52.3)
37(18.6)
37(18.6)
21(10.6)
 
35(38.0)
21(22.8)
16(17.4)
20(21.7)

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χ2 =8.866
p=0.031

Religion
Islam
Christianity
 
168(84.4)
31(15.6)
 
83(90.2)
9(9.8)
 
χ2 =1.782
p=0.204

Marital status
Single
Married
Divorced
Widow
 
93(46.7)
100(50.3)
3(1.3)
3(1.5)
 
36(39.1)
50(54.3)
3(3.3)
3(3.3)
 Fischer’s exact
p=0.373

Educational status
Informal
Formal  
 
8(4)
191(96 )
   
8 (8.7)
84 (91.3)
 
χ2 = 2.647               
p=0.163

Occupation
Unemployed
Employed 
 
132(66.3)
67(33.7) 
 
65(70.7)
27(29.3)
 
χ2 =0.537
p=0.502

Ever heard of IVF
Yes
No
 
158 (79.4)
41 (20.6)
 
58 (63)
34(37)
   
χ2 =8.795
p=0.004

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