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Table 1 Opinion about involvement in consenting the use of EGDs in research, according to participants’ characteristics

From: Dual consent? Donors’ and recipients’ views about involvement in decision-making on the use of embryos created by gamete donation in research

 Who should be involved in giving consent to the use of EGDs in research
TotalGamete
recipients
Gamete
donors
Both recipients and gamete donors
Overall, n (%)24791 (36.8)39 (15.8)117 (47.4)
Experience with donation, n (%)
 Donors7218 (25.0)*19 (26.4)*35 (48.6)*
 Recipients17573 (41.7)*20 (11.4)*82 (46.9)*
Sex, n (%)
 Female15660 (38.5)27 (17.3)69 (44.2)
 Male9131 (34.1)12 (13.2)48 (52.7)
Age, Median (P25-P75)35.037.0 (34.0–40.0)37.0 (33.5–40.0)36.0 (35.0–39.0)
Educational level, n (%)
 ≤ 12th grade13048 (36.9)21 (16.2)61 (46.9)
 > 12th grade11340 (35.4)18 (15.9)55 (48.7)
Marital status, n (%)
 Married/Living with the partner17271 (41.3)*21 (12.2)*80 (46.5)*
 Single/Divorced7419 (25.7)*18 (24.3)*37 (50.0)*
Working status, n (%)
 Employed19970 (35.2)31 (15.6)98 (49.2)
 Othera4519 (42.2)8 (17.8)18 (40.0)
Perceived income adequacy, n (%)
 Insufficient7231 (43.0)12 (16.7)29 (40.3)
 Sufficient17459 (33.9)27 (15.5)88 (50.6)
Parental status, n (%)
 No children21579 (36.8)34 (15.8)102 (47.4)
 Children3111 (35.5)5 (16.1)15 (48.4)
Previous experience on donation, n (%)
 No18566 (35.7)32 (17.3)87 (47.0)
 Yes6225 (40.3)7 (11.3)30 (48.4)
Embryo donation for research, n (%)
 Willing16259 (36.4)27 (16.7)76 (46.9)
 Otherb7527 (36.0)10 (13.3)38 (50.7)
  1. NOTES: The total may not add up to 247 participants in each variable due to missing values
  2. aUnemployed (n = 15), students (n = 29) and retired (n = 1); bParticipants who answered “very unwilling”, “unwilling” or “neither willing nor unwilling”; * p < 0.05