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Table 3 Relationship Status and Reproductive Outcomes Following Elective Egg Freezing (EEF) among Study Participants 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 %
Years Elapsed Since EEF Undertaken
 Same year 40 35 1 3 41 27
 1 year 28 25 12 33 40 26
 2 years 21 18 13 36 34 23
 3 years 12 11 6 17 18 12
 4 years 7 6 3 8 10 7
 5 or more years (5–11) 6 5 0 0 6 4
 Wouldn’t reveal date of EEF 0 0 1 3 1 < 1
Total 114 100 36 100 150 100
Relationship Status Following EEF (@ Time of Interview)
 Still Single 89 78 27 75 116 78
 Partnered 17 15 6 17 23 15
 Married 8 7 3 8 11 7
TOTAL 114 100 36 100 150 100
Status of Those Women Partnered/Married
 Equal Partnership (Education, Age, No Children from Prior Relationship) 6 5 5 14 11 7
 Partner Divorced without Children 1 1 0 0 1 1
 Partner Divorced with Children 7 6 2 5 9 6
 Partner Significantly Younger 3 3 1 3 4 3
 Partner Significantly Older/Retired 2 2 1 3 3 2
 Partner Significantly Less Educated 1 1 0 0 1 .5
 Partner Significantly Less Educated/Divorced 1 1 0 0 1 .5
 Partner Significantly Less Educated/Divorced with Children 1 1 0 0 1 .5
 Partner Significantly Less Educated/Younger 1 1 0 0 1 .5
 Partner with Alcohol or Legal Issues 2 2 0 0 2 1
TOTAL AND PERCENT OF TOTAL N 25 22 9 25 34 22
Pregnancy and Live Birth Outcomes Post EEF (@ Time of Interview)
 Child Born from Frozen Oocyte Conception 1 1 0 0 1 .5
 Child Born from Natural Conception (No Frozen Oocytes Used) 3 2 1 3 4 3
 Child Born from Donor Sperm (Single Mother by Choice, No Frozen Oocytes Used) 2 2 1 3 3 2
 Child Born from IUI, IVF or Surrogacy (No Donor Sperm, No Frozen Oocytes Used) 4 3 0 0 4 3
 Currently Pregnant from Frozen Oocyte 1 1 0 0 1 .5
 Currently Pregnant from Natural Conception 2 2 1 3 3 2
 Currently Pregnant from Donor Sperm (Single Mother by Choice, No Frozen Oocytes Used) 0 0 2 5 2 1
TOTAL AND PERCENT OF TOTAL N 13 11 5 14 18 12
Women Who Had Used Frozen Oocytes (by Time of Interview)
 All Oocytes Thawed, One Live Birth, One Blastocyst Remaining 1 1 0 0 1 .5
 All Oocytes Thawed, Currently Pregnant, 24 Embryos Remaining 1 1 0 0 1 .5
 All Oocytes Thawed, No Fertilization 8 7 0 0 8 5
TOTAL AND PERCENT OF TOTAL N 10 9 0 0 10 6