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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of FT patients participating in the study

From: Patient-centered care in Israeli IVF units: divergent perceptions of patients and providers

Demographic characteristics of the 524 participating FT patients

Median age (years, rang)

35 (19–50)

Religion (%)


82 / 18

Level of Education (%)


34 / 66

Religiousnessa (%)

 Secular/Traditional/Religious and ultra-Orthodox

42 / 30 / 28

Marital Status (%)

 Married or living with a spouse/Divorced or single


Parenting for children (%)

 Mothers/childless women


Diagnosis given by physicians (%)

 unexplained/Male factor/female factor/both


  1. aIn Israel, all Jewish religious definitions refer to Orthodox Judaism. The Religious and ultra-Orthodox category presented here includes both Jewish participants and Muslim participants that defined themselves as religious. Christian participants defined themselves as either secular or traditional