A boy or a girl? A Hungarian survey regarding gender selection

I. Fejes, J. Szöllősi, Zoltán Závaczki, Sándor Koloszár, A. Pál

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Abstract

Background. Infertile Hungarian couples were surveyed with regard to their opinion of preconception gender selection by the separation of X- and Y-bearing sperm populations. Methods. Self-completion of a questionnaire. Group 1: subjects presenting for infertility examination; Group 2: presenting for homologous intrauterine insemination. Results. As concerns the gender of the firstborn, 13.8% of those in Group 1 preferred a boy and 10.3% a girl, while 75.9% had no preference. The male preference was higher in Group 2: 33.3% preferred a boy and 7.4% a girl while 59.3% had no preference (χ2, p 2, p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)993-996
Number of pages4
JournalActa Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica
Volume85
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1 2006

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Keywords

  • Hungarian attitude
  • Infertility
  • Preconception gender selection
  • Sex ratio distortion

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  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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A boy or a girl? A Hungarian survey regarding gender selection. / Fejes, I.; Szöllősi, J.; Závaczki, Zoltán; Koloszár, Sándor; Pál, A.

In: Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, Vol. 85, No. 8, 01.07.2006, p. 993-996.

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