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Table 2 Donors’ and recipients’ opinion about dual consent for using EGDs in research

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

 Dual consent
DonorsRecipients
Total
n = 72
Disagree
n = 37
Agree
n = 35
Total
n = 175
Disagree
n = 93
Agree
n = 82
Sex, n (%)
 Female4727 (57.4)20 (42.6)10960 (55.0)49 (45.0)
 Male2510 (40.0)15 (60.0)6633 (50.0)33 (50.0)
Age, Median (P25-P75)27.027.0 (25.0–31.0)27.0 (24.0–30.0)37.037.0 (34.0–40.0)36.0 (35.0–39.0)
Educational level, n (%)
 ≤ 12th grade3114 (45.2)17 (54.8)9955 (55.6)44 (44.4)
 > 12th grade4123 (56.1)18 (43.9)7235 (48.6)37 (51.4)
Marital status, n (%)
 Married/Living with the partner137 (53.8)6 (46.2)15985 (53.5)74 (46.5)
 Single/Divorced5930 (50.8)29 (49.2)157 (46.7)8 (53.3)
Working status, n (%)
 Employed4021 (52.5)19 (47.5)15980 (50.3)*79 (49.7)*
 Othera3116 (51.6)15 (48.4)1411 (78.6)*3 (21.4)*
Perceived income adequacy, n (%)
 Insufficient2212 (54.5)10 (45.5)5031 (62.0)19 (38.0)
 Sufficient5025 (50.0)25 (50.0)12461 (49.2)63 (50.8)
Parental status, n (%)
 No children5827 (46.6)31 (53.4)15786 (54.8)71 (45.2)
 Children1410 (71.4)4 (28.6)176 (35.3)11 (64.7)
Previous experience on donation, n (%)
 No6635 (53.0)31 (47.0)11963 (52.9)56 (47.1)
 Yes62 (33.3)4 (66.7)5630 (53.6)26 (46.4)
Embryo donation for research, n (%)
 Willing5327 (50.9)26 (49.1)10959 (54.1)50 (45.9)
 Otherb189 (50.0)9 (50.0)5728 (49.1)29 (50.9)
  1. NOTES: The total may not add up to 72 donors and 175 recipients 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