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Table 1 Elective Egg Freezing in the US and Israel: Characteristics of Study Participants and Their EEF Cycles

From: Elective egg freezing and its underlying socio-demography: a binational analysis with global implications

Characteristics United States Israel Total
n % n % n %
Age at EEF
 25–29 1 < 1 0 0 1 1
 30–34 19 17 7 19 26 17
 35–39 83 73 27 75 110 73
  > 40 11 10 2 6 13 9
Total 114 100 36 100 150 100
Year of EEF
 Experimental (2000–2010/11) 17 15 0 0 17 11
 Clinical Approval (2011/12–2016) 97 85 36 100 133 89
Total 114 100 36 100 150 100
No. EEF Cycles
 1 65 57 21 58 86 57
 2 35 31 11 30 46 31
 3 10 9 1 3 11 8
  < 3 4 3 1 3 5 3
 Unrevealeda 0 0 2 6 2 1
Total 114 100 36 100 150 100
Total No. Eggs Stored
  < 5 7 6 7 19 14 9
 5–10 25 22 11 31 36 24
 11–15 20 17 5 14 25 17
 16–20 25 22 6 17 31 21
 21–25 18 16 2 6 20 14
 26–30 7 6 1 3 8 5
 31–35 6 5 2 5 8 5
 36–40 3 3 0 0 3 2
  > 40 3 3 0 0 3 2
 Unrevealeda 0 0 2 5 2 1
Total 114 100 36 100 150 100
  1. aFor religious and cultural reasons