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Table 4 Results of logistic regression analysis for poorer physical and mental health-related quality of life

From: Health-related quality of life in infertile couples receiving IVF or ICSI treatment

  Adjusted OR (95% CI) P
Physical component summary   
Age groups (years)   
> 35 1.0 (ref.)  
31–35 0.91 (0.62–1.32) 0.62
25–30 1.15 (0.82–1.61) 0.39
< 25 1.24 (0.67–2.26) 0.48
Sex   
Male 1.0 (ref.)  
Female 2.03 (1.53–2.68) < 0.0001
Education   
> 12 (higher) 1.0 (ref.)  
6–12 (secondary) 1.40 (1.02–1.93) 0.03
≤ 5 (primary) 1.77 (1.25–2.51) 0.001
Infertility duration (years)   
> 10 1.0 (ref.)  
6–10 0.93 (0.65–1.33) 0.71
≤ 5 1.16 (0.84–1.61) 0.34
Previous treatment for infertility   
No 1.0 (ref.)  
Yes 1.06 (0.81–1.39) 0.67
Causes of infertility   
Unexplained 1.0 (ref.)  
Female factor 1.16 (0.74–1.80) 0.51
Male factor 0.76 (0.51–1.13) 0.18
Both 0.65 (0.36–1.18) 0.16
Mental component summary   
Age groups (years)   
> 35 1.0 (ref.)  
31–35 1.22 (0.85–1.76) 0.28
25–30 1.46 (1.05–2.03) 0.02
< 25 2.15 (1.16–3.97) 0.01
Sex   
Male 1.0 (ref.)  
Female 1.4 (1.07–1.85) 0.01
Education   
> 12 (higher) 1.0 (ref.)  
6–12 (secondary) 1.68 (1.19–2.36) 0.003
≤ 5 (primary) 1.35 (0.98–1.84) 0.06
Infertility duration (years)   
> 10 1.0 (ref.)  
6–10 0.99 (0.72–1.36) 0.94
≤ 5 1.10 (0.77–1.57) 0.60
Previous treatment for infertility   
No 1.0 (ref.)  
Yes 1.22 (0.93–1.58) 0.15
Causes of infertility   
Unexplained 1.0 (ref.)  
Female factor 1.38 (0.89–2.14) 0.14
Male factor 0.87 (0.59–1.29) 0.51
Both 0.70 (0.39–1.24) 0.22