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2007 ART Report Section 2—ART Cycles Using Fresh, Nondonor Eggs or Embryos (Part B)

Explanation of Figures 16–26. Click on titles or images to go back to Section 2 Part B.

Figure 16: How does the risk for miscarriage differ among women of different ages?

Figure 16 is a line graph representing the percentages of ART cycles using fresh nondonor eggs or embryos that resulted in miscarriage, by age of woman, 2007.

• Age <24, 12.0%
• Age 24, 14.8%
• Age 25, 8.7%
• Age 26, 10.0%
• Age 27, 8.5%
• Age 28, 10.7%
• Age 29, 9.5%
• Age 30, 10.1%
• Age 31, 10.3%
• Age 32, 11.2%
• Age 33, 13.0%
• Age 34, 13.4%
• Age 35, 13.8%
• Age 36, 14.8%
• Age 37, 18.5%
• Age 38, 19.3%
• Age 39, 23.1%
• Age 40, 28.4%
• Age 41, 32.8%
• Age 42, 37.1%
• Age 43, 40.3%
• Age 44, 52.9%
• Age >44, 58.6%

Figure 17: How does the risk for pregnancy loss vary during pregnancy (through week 24) among women of different ages?

Figure 17 is a line graph with six lines representing the percentages of pregnancies that continued past a given gestational week among women who had ART cycles using fresh nondonor eggs or embryos, by age of woman, 2007.

• Age <35, Gestational Week 6, 99.1%
• Age <35, Gestational Week 8, 95.2%
• Age <35, Gestational Week 10, 91.9%
• Age <35, Gestational Week 12, 90.8%
• Age <35, Gestational Week 14, 90.2%
• Age <35, Gestational Week 16, 89.8%
• Age <35, Gestational Week 18, 89.3%
• Age <35, Gestational Week 20, 88.6%
• Age <35, Gestational Week 22, 88.0%
• Age <35, Gestational Week 24, 87.2%
• Age 35–37, Gestational Week 6, 99.2%
• Age 35–37, Gestational Week 8, 93.6%
• Age 35–37, Gestational Week 10, 88.8%
• Age 35–37, Gestational Week 12, 86.8%
• Age 35–37, Gestational Week 14, 86.1%
• Age 35–37, Gestational Week 16, 85.4%
• Age 35–37, Gestational Week 18, 84.8%
• Age 35–37, Gestational Week 20, 84.2%
• Age 35–37, Gestational Week 22, 83.5%
• Age 35–37, Gestational Week 24, 82.9%
• Age 38–40, Gestational Week 6, 98.7%
• Age 38–40, Gestational Week 8, 91.0%
• Age 38–40, Gestational Week 10, 81.9%
• Age 38–40, Gestational Week 12, 79.7%
• Age 38–40, Gestational Week 14, 78.5%
• Age 38–40, Gestational Week 16, 77.8%
• Age 38–40, Gestational Week 18, 76.9%
• Age 38–40, Gestational Week 20, 76.1%
• Age 38–40, Gestational Week 22, 75.5%
• Age 38–40, Gestational Week 24, 75.1%
• Age 41–42, Gestational Week 6, 98.7%
• Age 41–42, Gestational Week 8, 86.1%
• Age 41–42, Gestational Week 10, 71.6%
• Age 41–42, Gestational Week 12, 68.0%
• Age 41–42, Gestational Week 14, 66.2%
• Age 41–42, Gestational Week 16, 65.3%
• Age 41–42, Gestational Week 18, 64.7%
• Age 41–42, Gestational Week 20, 64.1%
• Age 41–42, Gestational Week 22, 63.6%
• Age 41–42, Gestational Week 24, 63.3%
• Age 43–44, Gestational Week 6, 97.7%
• Age 43–44, Gestational Week 8, 78.2%
• Age 43–44, Gestational Week 10, 63.6%
• Age 43–44, Gestational Week 12, 58.0%
• Age 43–44, Gestational Week 14, 55.8%
• Age 43–44, Gestational Week 16, 54.9%
• Age 43–44, Gestational Week 18, 54.1%
• Age 43–44, Gestational Week 20, 53.7%
• Age 43–44, Gestational Week 22, 52.9%
• Age 43–44, Gestational Week 24, 52.7%
• Age >44, Gestational Week 6, 96.4%
• Age >44, Gestational Week 8, 73.2%
• Age >44, Gestational Week 10, 50.0%
• Age >44, Gestational Week 12, 46.4%
• Age >44, Gestational Week 14, 41.1%
• Age >44, Gestational Week 16, 41.1%
• Age >44, Gestational Week 18, 41.1%
• Age >44, Gestational Week 20, 41.1%
• Age >44, Gestational Week 22, 41.1%
• Age >44, Gestational Week 24, 39.3%

Figure 18: How does a woman’s age affect her chances of progressing through the various stages of ART?

Figure 18 is a bar graph representing outcomes of ART cycles using fresh nondonor eggs or embryos, by stage and age group, 2007.

• Age <35, Retrieval 92%, Transfer 86%, Pregnancy 46%, Live birth 40%
• Age 35–37, Retrieval 89%, Transfer 83%, Pregnancy 37%, Live birth 30%
• Age 38–40, Retrieval 86%, Transfer 77%, Pregnancy 28%, Live birth 21%
• Age 41–42, Retrieval 82%, Transfer 72%, Pregnancy 18%, Live birth 12%
• Age 43–44, Retrieval 80%, Transfer 64%, Pregnancy 10%, Live birth 5%
• Age >44, Retrieval 76%, Transfer 54%, Pregnancy 4%, Live birth 2%

Figure 19: What are the causes of infertility among couples who use ART?

Figure 19 is a pie chart representing diagnoses among couples who had ART cycles using fresh nondonor eggs or embryos, 2007.

• Tubal factor, 9.0%
• Ovulatory dysfunction, 6.6%
• Diminished ovarian reserve, 10.3%
• Endometriosis, 4.7%
• Uterine factor, 1.3%
• Male factor, 18.5%
• Other cause, 7.7%
• Unexplained cause, 11.8%
• Multiple factors, female only, 11.6%
• Multiple factors, female + male, 18.5%

Figure 20: Does the cause of infertility affect the percentage of ART cycles that result in live births?

Figure 20 is a bar graph representing the percentages of ART cycles using fresh nondonor eggs or embryos that resulted in live births, by diagnosis, 2007.

• Tubal factor, 30.7%
• Ovulatory dysfunction, 37.3%
• Diminished ovarian reserve, 15.3%
• Endometriosis, 34.3%
• Uterine factor, 26.9%
• Male factor, 35.8%
• Other cause, 26.6%
• Unexplained cause, 31.8%
• Multiple factors—female only, 23.4%
• Multiple factors—female + male, 27.5%

Figure 21: How many women who use ART have previously given birth?

Figure 21 is a pie chart representing the number of previous births among women who had ART cycles using fresh nondonor eggs or embryos, 2007.

• None, 71.0%
• One, 20.9%
• Two, 5.1%
• Three or more, 2.8%
• Unknown, 0.2%

Figure 22: Do women who have previously given birth have higher percentages of ART cycles that result in live births?

Figure 22 is a bar graph representing the percentages of ART cycles using fresh nondonor eggs or embryos that resulted in live births, by woman’s age and number of previous live births, 2007.

• Age <35, No previous live births 39.0%, 1 or more previous live births 42.0%
• Age 35–37, No previous live births 29.3%, 1 or more previous live births 33.0%
• Age 38–40, No previous live births 19.9%, 1 or more previous live births 22.8%
• Age 41–42, No previous live births 10.9%, 1 or more previous live births 12.6%
• Age 43–44, No previous live births 4.8%, 1 or more previous live births 6.3%
• Age >44, No previous live births 1.2%, 1 or more previous live births 2.7%

Figure 23: Is there a difference in percentages of ART cycles that result in live births between women with previous miscarriages and women who have never been pregnant?

Figure 23 is a bar graph representing the percentages of ART cycles using fresh nondonor eggs or embryos that resulted in live births, by woman’s age and history of miscarriage, among women with no previous births, 2007.  Note: Women reporting only previous ectopic pregnancies or pregnancies that ended in induced abortion were not included in these statistics.

• Age <35, No previous pregnancies 39.2%, 1 or more previous miscarriages 38.5%
• Age 35–37, No previous pregnancies 29.6%, 1 or more previous miscarriages 28.4%
• Age 38–40, No previous pregnancies 19.4%, 1 or more previous miscarriages 21.0%
• Age 41–42, No previous pregnancies 10.9%, 1 or more previous miscarriages 10.5%
• Age 43–44, No previous pregnancies 3.9%, 1 or more previous miscarriages 5.7%
• Age >44, No previous pregnancies 1.0%, 1 or more previous miscarriages 1.3%

Figure 24: How many current ART users have undergone previous ART cycles?

Figure 24 is a pie chart representing the number of previous ART cycles among women undergoing ART with fresh nondonor eggs or embryos, 2007.

• Zero, 59.5%
• One, 18.4%
• Two, 10.1%
• Three, 5.4%
• Four or more, 6.6%

Figure 25: Are percentages of ART cycles that result in live births different for women using ART for the first time and women who previously used ART but did not give birth?

Figure 25 is a bar graph representing the percentages of ART cycles using fresh nondonor eggs or embryos that resulted in live births, by woman’s age and history of previous ART cycles, among women with no previous births, 2007.

• Age <35, No previous ART and no previous births 41.3%, 1 or more previous ART cycles and no previous births 33.3%
• Age 35–37, No previous ART and no previous births 31.4%, 1 or more previous ART cycles and no previous births 25.8%
• Age 38–40, No previous ART and no previous births 20.7%, 1 or more previous ART cycles and no previous births 18.8%
• Age 41–42, No previous ART and no previous births 11.2%, 1 or more previous ART cycles and no previous births 10.5%
• Age 43–44, No previous ART and no previous births 5.2%, 1 or more previous ART cycles and no previous births 4.4%
• Age >44, No previous ART and no previous births 1.9%, 1 or more previous ART cycles and no previous births 0.7%

Figure 26: What is the percentage of ART cycles that result in live births for women who have had both previous ART and previous births?

Figure 26 is a bar graph representing the percentages of ART cycles using fresh nondonor eggs or embryos that resulted in live births, by woman’s age and history of previous ART cycles, among women with one or more previous births, 2007.

• Age <35, No previous ART and 1 or more previous births 41.6%, 1 or more previous ART cycles and 1 or more previous births 42.5%
• Age 35–37, No previous ART and 1 or more previous births 33.9%, 1 or more previous ART cycles and 1 or more previous births 32.2%
• Age 38–40, No previous ART and 1 or more previous births 22.6%, 1 or more previous ART cycles and 1 or more previous births 23.0%
• Age 41–42, No previous ART and 1 or more previous births 11.3%, 1 or more previous ART cycles and 1 or more previous births 13.6%
• Age 43–44, No previous ART and 1 or more previous births 5.9%, 1 or more previous ART cycles and 1 or more previous births 6.6%
• Age >44, No previous ART and 1 or more previous births 5.1%, 1 or more previous ART cycles and 1 or more previous births 1.3%