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Table 4 A 5 year extrapolation as reported by a Systematic Analysis of 277 Health Surveys on Female infertility [11]

From: A unique view on male infertility around the globe

  Primary infertility Secondary infertility
Total 5 year infertility rate as reported by females a,b 5 year Male factor infertility rate (calculated) Total 5 year infertility rate as reported by females a,b 5 year Male factor infertility rate (calculated)
Latin America 1.5% [3] 0.78%c [19] 7.5% 3.9%c [19]
North Africa/Middle East 2.6% [3] 1.56-1.82%c [23] 7.2% 4.32-5.04%c [23]
Sub-Saharan Africa 2% [3] 0.4-0.8%c [22] 11.6% 2.32-4.4%c [22]
Central/Eastern Europe 2.2% [3] 1.23%c [6] 18% 10.03%c [6]
South Asia 2.2% [3] 0.81%c [19] 12.2% 4.51%c [19]
East Asia/Pacific 1.5% [3] 0.56%c [19] 11% 4.07%c [19]
World 1.9% [3] 0.38-0.57%d 10.5% 2.1-3.15%d
  1. aPercentage of child-seeking women.
  2. bMeasured in 2010.
  3. cMale data was calculated based on the various reported rates of male factor contribution to infertility cases in multiple studies (cited above).
  4. dMale data for world was calculated based on the argument that while 50% of infertility is due to females, 20-30% is due to males.