Disparities Exist In Access To Infertility Treatment

by Jon Henshaw

Pregnancy & Baby is reporting on the disparities that exist in access to infertility treatment.

“Our study found the vast majority of patients seeking IVF treatment were Caucasian, highly educated and wealthy compared to the general population,” said Dr. Tarun Jain, University of Illinois at Chicago assistant professor of reproductive endocrinology and infertility…

…The researchers found that among the 561 respondents, nearly half of the patients had advanced degrees and more than 60 percent had an annual household income over $100,000. None of patients had less than a high school diploma.

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