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Table 5 Multivariate analysis on outcomes of interest

From: Psychological experience and coping strategies of patients in the Northeast US delaying care for infertility during the COVID-19 pandemic

Outcome Predictors Stability Coefficient p-Value
STAI Score
(Anxiety)
Relationship Status - Single living alone .55 1.02 .0001*
Has confirmed infertility diagnosis - Yes .46 .51 .0001*
Initial feelings about taking a pause -understood due to the unknown risks to me and/or staff .49 −.44 .0003*
CDRISC 10 Score (Resilience) .86 −.31 <.0001*
Considering IUI as infertility treatment .47 .29 .123
CDRISC-10 Score (Resilience) Employment – Full-time homemaker .48 −1.01 .03*
Race/ethnicity – Non-Hispanic Black .32 .65 .035*
Location of work – I was unemployed .39 .51 .06
Had oral medication as prior infertility treatment .79 −.48 .003*
STAI Score (Anxiety) .85 −.31 <.0001*
Stress of Journey Score Point in evaluation that treatment was paused - I have not paused .78 −.95 .003*
Initial feelings about taking a pause - understood due to the unknown risks to me and/or office staff .95 −.55 <.0001*
Felt part of treatment decision making process - Yes .77 −.34 .036*
STAI Score (Anxiety) .92 .28 <.0001*
Number of weeks patient believes fertility journey was delayed .95 .26 <.0001*
Hopefulness about having a child now Therapy - sought therapy and did not help .58 −1.41 .002*
  Changed treatment plans due to financial considerations .76 −.93 .001*
Point in evaluation that treatment was paused - During IVF treatment prior to egg retrieval .32 −.52 .042*
Hopefulness about having a child prior to pandemic .99 .41 <.0001*
STAI Score (Anxiety) .99 −.32 <.0001*