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Table 5 Babies born of the targeted sex a and of the not targeted sex b , by ART type c , sort type d and age e

From: The effectiveness of flow cytometric sorting of human sperm (MicroSort®) for influencing a child’s sex

ARTc Agee(yr) XSortd YSorte
  # babies of targeted/not targeted sex Targeted sex (%) # babies of targeted/not targeted sex Targeted sex (%)
IUI <30 31/6 83.8 6/3 66.7
  30-34 162/12 93.1 27/4 87.1
  35-39 216/12 94.7 31/8 79.5
  >39 22/2 91.7 1/1 50.0
  All cycles 431/32 93.1 65/16 80.2
IVF/ICSI f <30 63/3 95.5 37/2 94.8
  30-34 144/9 94.1 67/11 85.9
  35-39 240/15 94.1 83/13 86.5
  >39 65/7 90.3 28/6 82.4
  Unconfirmed 1/0 100.0 0/0 0.0
  All Cycles 513/34 93.8 215/32 87.0
  1. aTargeted sex = Female baby after XSort, Male baby after YSort.
  2. bNot targeted sex = Male baby after XSort, Female baby after YSort.
  3. cART (assisted reproductive technology) type = intrauterine insemination (IUI) or in vitro fertilization/intracytoplasmic sperm injection (IVF/ICSI).
  4. dSort type = XSort, YSort: Sorting to recover X-bearing sperm or Y-bearing sperm, respectively.
  5. eAge of egg source at time of procedure (wife or egg donor, if used).
  6. fIncludes FET cycles.