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Table 1 Numbers and rates (per 1000 female population) of women having received IVF and number of treatment cycles per treated women by women's background characteristics and treatment sector in the study period (mean 1.5 years).

From: Resource allocation of in vitro fertilization: a nationwide register-based cohort study

  Number Population rate Number of cycles per treated women
Age 20–29 30–34 35–39 40+ Total 20–29 30–34 35–39 40+ Total 20–29 30–34 35–39 40+ Total
Socioeconomic position                
Upper white-collar 367 856 727 368 2318 14 30 24 4 13 2.3 2.8 2.9 3.1 2.8
Lower white-collar 1072 1613 1256 510 4451 13 25 17 2 9 2.2 2.7 2.8 3.0 2.6
Blue-collar 460 479 372 173 1484 8 16 12 1 6 2.3 2.6 2.7 3.0 2.6
Others * 330 284 182 126 922 2 5 3 1 2 2.2 2.7 2.6 2.8 2.5
Area of residence †                
Urban 1439 2185 1780 800 6204 6 18 15 2 7 2.2 2.7 2.8 3.1 2.7
Semi-Urban 331 476 337 154 1298 8 17 11 1 6 2.1 2.8 2.8 3.0 2.6
Rural 454 566 415 215 1650 10 18 11 1 6 2.3 2.7 2.8 2.7 2.6
Sector                
Public 938 1242 873 175 3228 NA NA NA NA NA 1.9 2.2 2.4 2.2 2.2
Private 987 1585 1354 902 4828 NA NA NA NA NA 2.2 2.7 2.7 2.9 2.6
Both 304 405 310 100 1119 NA NA NA NA NA 3.1 4.4 4.6 5.3 4.2
Total 2229 3232 2537 1177 9175 7 18 14 2 7 2.2 2.7 2.8 3.0 2.7
  1. * Entrepreneurs, students, pensioners, unemployed, and women with an unclassified or unknown position. † Excluding women with unknown area of residence (n = 23). NA = Not available