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Table 2 Future intentions concerning having childrena (n = 453)

From: Fertility awareness and attitudes towards parenthood among Danish university college students

  Men Women P
n % n %  
Wish to have children
 Yes 59 87 354 97 0.002
 No 9 13 12 3
 Missing 4   15  
Desired number
 1 or 1–2 2 4 23 7 0.37
 2 26 46 126 37
 2–3 8 14 82 24
 3 14 25 84 24
 3–4 or more 6 11 28 8
 Missing 16   38  
Desired age at first child
 ≤24 years 0 0 26 8 0.07
 25–29 years 35 75 252 77
 30–34 years 10 21 42 13
 ≥35 years 2 4 6 2
 Missing 25   55  
Desired age at last child
 ≤29 years 1 3 34 12 0.21
 30–34 years 15 42 134 47
 35–39 years 16 44 100 35
 >40 years 4 11 18 6
 Missing 36   95  
  1. aStudy participants with children or pregnant at present are not included