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Table 2 Educational Achievement and Relationship Status of Women Undertaking Elective Egg Freezing (EEF) in the US and Israel

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

  US ISRAEL TOTAL
n % n % n %
HIGHEST DEGREE
 High School 0 0 1 3 1 1
 Associates Degree (2-Year) 1 1 0 0 1 1
 Professional Arts Performance 2 2 0 0 2 1
 Bachelors 23 20 14 39 37 25
 Masters 52 45 13 36 65 43
 MD 16 14 7 19 23 15
 PhD 11 10 1 3 12 8
 JD 8 7 0 0 8 5
 MD-PhD 1 1 0 0 1 1
 Total N 114 100 36 100 150 100
RELATIONSHIP STATUS AT TIME OF EEF
 Single
  Being Single 59 51 25 70 84 56
  Divorced or Divorcing 19 17 6 17 25 17
  Broken Up 16 14 2 5 18 12
  TOTAL SINGLE 94 82 33 91 127 85
 Partnered (Unstable)
  Relationship Too New or Uncertain 6 5 1 3 7 5
  Partner Refuses to Have Children 2 2 0 0 2 1
  Partner Has Multiple Partners 2 2 0 0 2 1
  TOTAL UNSTABLE PARTNERSHIPS 10 9 1 3 11 7
 Partnered (Stable)
  Not Ready to Have Children 10 9 2 5 12 8
  TOTAL STABLE PARTNERSHIPS 10 9 2 0 12 8
 Total N 114 100 36 100 150 100