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Table 2 Logistic regression predicting demographic characteristics associated with supporting PAR

From: Attitudes toward posthumous assisted reproduction in China: a multi-dimensional survey

   Public IVF couples ART practitioners
   P OR 95%CI P OR 95%CI P OR 95%CI
Gender        Not investigated
 Male 0.00* 0.54 0.38–0.77 0.01* 0.41 0.21–0.83
 Female Referent Referent
Age group          
 ≤ 34 0.00* 3.48 1.76–6.90 0.01* 4.54 1.53–13.56 0.01* 4.83 1.55–15.07
 ≥ 35 Referent Referent Referent
Education level        Education levela
 Below college 0.00* 0.04 0.02–0.07 0.00* 0.05 0.01–0.19 0.66 1.27 0.44–3.61
 College degree 0.34 0.79 0.48–1.29 0.07 0.28 0.07–1.10 0.03* 3.18 1.10–9.16
 Above college Referent Referent Referent
Occupation        Occupationb
 Liberal work 0.11 0.58 0.29–1.14 0.07 3.12 0.91–10.72 0.18 2.06 0.71–5.94
 Business 0.92 1.03 0.54–1.97 0.24 1.75 0.68–4.45 0.04* 2.42 1.05–5.58
 General staff 0.69 1.11 0.68–1.79 0.22 1.89 0.69–5.12 0.08 2.22 0.91–5.39
 Technical post Referent Referent Referent
Monthly income (¥)        Professional levelc
 ≤ 3000 0.01* 2.53 1.28–5.03 0.04* 0.27 0.08–0.94 0.31 0.43 0.08–2.20
 3001–6000 0.03* 1.75 1.05–2.93 0.03* 0.33 0.13–0.87 0.07 0.27 0.07–1.12
 6001–9000 0.21 1.37 0.84–2.25 0.35 0.58 0.19–1.82 0.13 0.34 0.08–1.39
 ≥ 9001 Referent Referent Referent
Religion        Not investigated
 Yes 0.06 1.53 0.98–2.39 0.09 1.92 0.91–4.04
 No Referent Referent
House registration        Not investigated
 Rural 0.64 1.10 0.74–1.62 0.07 1.98 0.94–4.17
 Urban Referent Referent
Marital status     Marital statusd    
 Married 0.01* 3.46 1.28–9.36 0.00* 5.07 1.96–13.13 0.01* 3.80 1.33–10.83
 Single Referent Referent Referent
Pregnancy history          
 Yes 0.41 0.56 0.14–2.23 0.56 0.70 0.21–2.30 0.01* 7.18 1.67–31.12
 No Referent Referent Referent
Conceived manner          
 Nature 0.03* 3.71 1.14–12.07 0.81 0.87 0.28–2.73 0.66 0.76 0.23–2.77
 ART Referent Referent Referent
Children          
 1 0.49 0.81 0.44–1.48 0.96 1.03 0.35–3.00 0.78 1.17 0.40–3.36
 ≥ 2 0.16 1.63 0.83–3.22 0.62 2.06 0.12–36.00 0.85 0.90 0.29–2.77
 None Referent Referent Referent
  1. CI confidence interval, OR odds ratio
  2. aEducation level in ART practitioners was classified into “Below bachelor”, “Master”, and “PhD”. PhD was set as the referent
  3. bOccupation status in ART practitioners was classified into “Male-fertility specialist”, “Female-fertility specialist”, “Laboratory technicians” and “Nurse”. Nurse was set as the referent
  4. cProfessional level in ART practitioners was classified into “Primary”, “Secondary”, “Vice-senior”, and “Senior”. Senior was set as the referent
  5. dMarital status in IVF couples was classified into “First married”, and “Remarried”. Remarried was set as the referent
  6. *Significant items, P < 0.05