Table 2

Infertility diagnoses among mothers with ASD and general population receiving IVF treatment

VariableASD mothers receiving IVF n=33References receiving IVF n=119P value
Endometriosis, n (%)2 (6.1)8 (6.7)0.100
Polycystic ovary syndrome, n (%)0 (0)5 (4.2)0.586
Anovulation, n (%)2 (6.5)7 (5.9)1.000
Tubal factor, n (%)2 (6.1)18 (15.9)0.247
Uterine factor, n (%)1 (3)2 (1.7)0.523
Male factor, n (%)4 (12.1)18 (15.3)0.786
Other causes, n (%)29 (87.9)99 (83.2)0.601
  • Patients might have more than one diagnosis.

  • ASD, atrial septal defect ; IVF, in vitro fertilisation.