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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Vasectomy by ligation and excision, with or without fascial interposition: a randomized controlled trial [ISRCTN77781689]

  Number (%)
Characteristic With fascial interposition (n = 410) Without fascial interposition (n = 416)
Age group, years   
<30 109 (26.6) 85 (20.4)
30 to 34 125 (30.5) 126 (30.3)
35 to 39 95 (23.2) 104 (25.0)
40+ 81(19.8) 101 (24.3)
Marital status   
Married 344 (83.9) 363 (87.2)
Partnered 52 (12.7) 49 (11.8)
Not partnered 14 (3.4) 4 (.96)
Number of children   
0 20 (4.9) 11 (2.6)
1 22 (5.4) 20 (4.8)
2 210 (51.2) 206 (49.5)
3+ 158 (38.5) 179 (43.0)
BMI > 30   
No 369 (90.0) 364 (87.5)
Yes 41 (10.0) 52 (12.5)
Prior condom use   
No 213 (52.0) 239 (57.4)
Yes 197 (48.0) 177 (42.5)
  1. BMI: Body mass index