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Table 3 Impact of Sociodemographic Factors on Duration of Infertility

From: Demographic analysis of a low resource, socioculturally diverse urban community presenting for infertility care in a United States public hospital

Variable Adjusted βa,c Adjusted p-value 95% CI
Nulliparity 5.2 0.49 −9.5 20.0
English Proficiency −4.7 0.06 −6 0.2
Immigrant Status 9.8 0.01b 0.2 24
Duration in US 0.005 0.99 −2.9 3.0
Income (≥$100,000/year vs. <$100,000/year) −6.2 0.04b −22 −2.8
Education (College vs. no college) −8.4 0.02b −25 −2.8
Ethnicity 2.89 0.24 −2.1 7.8
White −7.3 0.35 −23.3 0.32
Black 13.0 0.43 −20.1 46.1
Latino −4.3 0.58 −19.9 11.3
Asian 14.4 0.12 −4.0 32.8
Mixed −5.2 0.73 −35.4 25.1
Other 8.6 0.68 −32.9 50.2
  1. a Linear regression model used controlling for age at the start of pregnancy attempt. Women with prior infertility treatments were excluded from the analysis (n = 2)
  2. b Significance defined as p < 0.05
  3. c β represents duration of infertility in months (where a negative value represents less months, and a positive value represents more months)