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Table 1 Demographics of participants

From: Attitudes towards embryo donation among healthcare professionals working in child healthcare: a survey study

Characteristics Registered nurse (n = 140) Physician (n = 49) Psychologist (n = 19) P b
Age (mean, SD) 49.8 (10.32) 48.5 (10.30) 46.8 (11.78) NS
n (%) n (%) n (%)  
Sexa
 Female 139 (99.3) 32 (65.3) 18 (94.7) < 0.001
 Male 0 17 (34.7) 1 (5.3)  
Own experience of infertility
 Yes 59 (42.1) 27 (55.1) 13 (68.4) 0.048
 No 81 (57.9) 22 (44.9) 6 (31.6)  
Wanting a conscience clausea
 Yes 23 (16.4) 15 (30.6) 0 0.009
 No 115 (82.1) 34 (69.4) 19 (100)  
  1. aPercentages do not sum to total due to missing values; b Between professional groups
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