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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of fertile and infertile women attending MNH, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

From: Lifestyle and oxidative stress status in infertile women in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: comparative cross-sectional study

Variables Fertile women n = 48 Infertile women n = 48
  Number (percentages) Number (percentages)
Age (years)a 30.3 ± 6.5 (20–47) 33.4 ± 6.8 (22–48)
Age at marriage (years)a 22.8 ± 4.8 (12–34) 25.0 ± 4.2 (15–38)
The highest educational level attained
 Non-university degree 35 (72.9 %) 21 (43.7%)
 University degree 13 (27.1%) 27 (56.3%)
 Total 48 (100.0%) 48 (100.0%)
The main work status
 Un-employed 34 (70.8%) 18 (37.5%)
 Employed 14 (29.2%) 30 (62.5%)
 Total 48 (100.0%) 48 (100.0%)
  1. aData are presented in mean ± SD and minimum-maximum