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Table 1 Demographic composition of women participants

From: Building resilience: A preliminary exploration of women's perceptions of the use of acupuncture as an adjunct to In Vitro Fertilisation

Characteristic N = 8
Age (years)  
   25-30 2
   30-35 2
   35-40 3
   40-45 1
Marital Status  
   Married 7
   Co-habiting 1
Ethnic background  
   Australian 7
   European 0
   Scandinavian 1
   Asian 0
Household income ($A per annum)  
   75 - 100,000 5
   100 - 125,000 2
   >200,000 1
Length of infertility (years)  
   1-2 6
   2-5 2
Number of IVF treatments  
   1-3 4
   4-6 3
   7-10 0
   >10 1
Aetiology of infertility  
   Male factor 2
   Female factor 2
   Combination 1
   Unknown 3
Parity  
   Pregnant 6
   Not pregnant 2
Number of acupuncture treatments  
   1-4 2
   5-10 2
   10+ 4
Previous use of CMs  
   Yes 4
   No 4