Skip to main content

Table 2 Participant demographics

From: Mental health outcomes of mothers who conceived using fertility treatment

Variable Fertility treatment group N = 76 n (%) Spontaneous conception group N = 152 n (%) p-value
Annual household income    0.068
 <$60,000 5 (6.9) 23 (15.8)
 ≥$60,000 67 (93.1) 123 (84.2)
Education level    0.428
 High school or less 9 (11.8) 13 (8.6)
 Some or completed post-secondary 67 (88.2) 139 (91.4)
Maternal age at delivery    0.002*
 N 74 149
 Mean (Standard deviation) 33.39 (5.11) 31.28 (4.47)
Time lived in Canada    0.119
 Born in Canada/≥5 years 71 (94.7) 134 (88.2)
 <5 years 4 (5.3) 18 (11.8)
Ethnicity    0.177
 Caucasian 55 (72.4) 122 (80.3)
 Non-caucasian 21 (27.6) 30 (19.7)
Marital status    0.721
 Single, separated, divorced, widowed 2 (2.6) 6 (4.0)
 Married, common-law 74 (97.4) 145 (96.0)
Parity – birth to a fetus > 24 weeks    0.100
 No previous births 48 (63.2) 78 (51.7)
 Previous birth to a fetus (At least once) 28 (36.8) 73 (48.3)
Parity category    0.910
 Nulliparous 31 (41.3) 58 (38.4)
 Primaparous 19 (25.3) 41 (27.2)
 Multiparous 25 (33.3) 52 (34.4)
Delivery method    0.063
 Vaginal delivery 52 (68.4) 121 (79.6)
 C-section – planned or emergency 24 (31.6) 31 (20.4)
Preterm birth    0.345
 <37 weeks of gestation 2 (2.7) 10 (6.6)
 37–43 weeks of gestation 72 (97.3) 141 (93.4)
  1. *Statistically significant.