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Table 2 Knowledge of the respondents regarding the factors which influence infertility and common misconceptions.

From: Knowledge, perceptions and myths regarding infertility among selected adult population in Pakistan: a cross-sectional study

  Causes of Infertility N Yes n (%)
1 Abnormal menses (ovulatory factors) 410 350 (85%)
2 Blocked tubes 408 383 (94%)
3 History of Infections of genital tract in females 402 296(74%)
4 History of infections of genital tract in males 392 283(72%)
5 Smoking 420 102(24%)
6 Previous use of contraceptive pills by female 400 244(61%)
7 Previous use of Intrauterine device by female 376 200(53%)
8 Jinns/Supernatural causes 441 134(30%)
9 Black magic 455 175(38%)
10 Regular Exercise 433 57(13%)
11 Psychological stress 442 289(65%)
12 Being obese 435 253(58%)