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Table 1 Demographics information of men in RPL group and control group

From: Psychological burden, sexual satisfaction and erectile function in men whose partners experience recurrent pregnancy loss in China: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics RPL group Control group P value
  (N = 236) (N = 236)  
Age, years    0.297
 20-29 137 (58.1 %) 142 (60.2 %)  
 30-39 63 (26.7 %) 61 (25.8 %)  
 40-49 36 (15.3 %) 33 (14.0 %)  
BMI, kg/m2 25.32 ± 5.27 25.51 ± 5.01 0.802
Cigarette smoking    0.424
 Yes 94 (39.8 %) 102 (43.2 %)  
 No 142 (60.2 %) 134 (56.8 %)  
Alcohol consumption    
 Yes 65 (27.5 %) 72 (30.5 %)  
 No 171 (72.5 %) 164 (69.5 %)  
Educational status    0.794
 Primary school 15 (6.4 %) 12 (5.0 %)  
 Middle school 39 (16.5 %) 42 (17.8 %)  
 High school 78 (33.1 %) 83 (35.2 %)  
 University 104 (44.0 %) 99 (42.0 %)  
Monthly income (RMB)    0.507
  < 3000 51 (21.6 %) 59 (25.0 %)  
 3000-5000 79 (33.5 %) 81 (34.3 %)  
  > 5000 106 (44.9 %) 96 (40.7 %)  
Length of marriage (year) 4.43 ± 3.77 (1–19) 4.81 ± 3.92 (1–21) 0.213
Number of past pregnancy losses 2.90 ± 0.97 (2–6) N/A  
Interval after the latest loss   N/A  
  < 1 month 46 (19.49 %)   
 1-3 months 122 (51.69 %)   
 4-6 months 57 (24.15 %)   
  > 6 months 11 (4.66 %)   
  1. Data were expressed as mean ± standard deviation or number (percentage) or range, when appropriate
  2. Data were assessed with one-way ANOVA or Chi-square test, when appropriate
  3. BMI body mass index, 1 US dollar = 6.5 RMB