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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of infertile women undergoing IVF-ET with different cycles

From: Analysis of the levels of hope and influencing factors in infertile women with first-time and repeated IVF-ET cycles

Variables Total (n = 298) First-time group (n = 150) Repeated group (n = 148) t/χ2 P
Age (years) 31.9 ± 4.3 31.0 ± 4.4 33.0 ± 3.9 − 4.175  < 0.001
Marriage age (years) 5.8 ± 3.9 4.8 ± 3.7 6.7 ± 3.9 − 4.165  < 0.001
Educational level, n (%)
Junior high school or below 56(18.8) 28(18.7) 28(18.9) 0.003 0.956
Senior high school or above 242(81.2) 122(81.3) 120(81.1)
Residence, n (%)
Rural 67(24.2) 36(24.2) 31(24.2) 0.118 0.731
City/town 210(75.8) 113(75.8) 97(75.8)
Occupation, n (%)
Physical 60(20.1) 28(18.7) 32(21.6) 0.405 0.525
Mental 238(79.9) 122(81.3) 116(78.4)
Family monthly income (yuan), n (%)
 < 5000 112(37.6) 55(36.7) 57(38.5) 4.879 0.087
5000–10,000 75(25.2) 31(20.7) 44(29.7)
 ≥ 10,000 111(37.2) 64(42.6) 47(31.8)