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Table 2 The comparison of basic infertility knowledge, distributed by gender

From: Infertility: knowledge and attitudes of Moroccan young people—gender approach

Variables and modalities Female (n=226)
Yes/no
Male (n’=129)
Yes/no
P value
Do you know what infertility is? 47 (20.8%) 33 (25.6%) 0.041
Infertility is a problem for only women? 0 (0.0) 10 (7.75) 0.057
If you had a baby once, is it easier to conceive? 94 (41.6%) 67 (51.9%) 0.063
Infertility is a god’s will? 208 (92.0%) 109 (84.5%) 0.027
Infertility is 100% curable? 214 (94.7%) 119 (92.2% 0.359
Have you ever met an infertile couple? 138 (61.1%) 60 (46.5%) 0.008
Does our lifestyle cause infertility? 208 (92.0%) 111 (86.0%) 0.072
What is the best age for getting pregnant?
 20 to 24 years 20 (8.8%) 14 (10.9%) 0.672
 ≥ 25 years 206 (91.2%) 115 (89.1%)  
Female infertility is caused by?
 Genital infections 795 (35.0%) 50 (38.8%) 0.474
 Uterine abnormalities 53 (23.5%) 21 (16.3%) 0,110
 Hormonal problems 124 (54.9) 62 (48.06) 0.400
 Menstrual disorders 77 (34.1%) 36 (27.9%) 0.230
 Tubal diseases 78 (34.5%) 30 (23.3%) 0.027
Male infertility is caused by?
 Sperm anomalies 113 (50.0%) 54 (41.9%) 0.139
 Hormone disorders 51 (22.5%) 33 (25.5%) 0.666
 Other diseases 112 (49.6%) 67 (51.9%) 0.221
  1. Statistical significance at p<0.05