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Table 1 Total sample characteristics (n = 162)

From: Psychological distress as predictor of quality of life in men experiencing infertility: a cross-sectional survey

Demographics N (%) OR Mean (SD)
Age (years) 36.1 (7.69)
Marital Status  
Legally married 85 (53.5)
Living with partner 74 (46.5)
Duration of relationship (years) 9.13 (4.72)
Educational Level  
< 9 years 47 (29)
9-11 years 68 (42)
> 11 years 47 (29)
Perceived etiology of infertility  
Male 47 (29)
Female 65 (40.1)
Both 23 (14.2)
Unknown 27 (16.6)
Previous Assisted Reproduction  
No 136 (84)
One time 14 (8.6)
More than one 12 (7.4)
Type of Assisted Reproduction  
Artificial Insemination 17 (10.5)
In Vitro Fertilization 13 (8)
Intra cytoplasmic sperm injection 6 (3.7)
Ovulation Induction 1 (0.6)
Having at least one child  
No 124 (76.5)
Yes 38 (23.5)
Duration of attempt to conceive  
< 2 years 28 (17.7)
2-5 years 56 (35.4)
> 5 years 74 (46.8)
Socio-Economic Status  
Class A 11 (6.8)
Class B 88 (54.3)
Class C 61 (37.7)
Class D 2 (1.2)
BDI 4.74 (5.19)
BAI 5.70 (5.81)
QOL Domains  
Physical Domain 78.39 (12.31)
Psychological Domain 74.71 (12.10)
Environment Domain 61.70 (13.56)
Social Relations Domain 72.50 (16.04)
Overall Score 73.99 (14.34)
  1. BDI = Beck Depression Inventory, BAI = Beck Anxiety Inventory, QOL = Quality of Life