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2016 Assisted Reproductive Technology National Summary Report

2016 National Summary Report

This report uses pooled data presented as graphs and charts to provide an in-depth picture of the type, number, and outcomes of ART cycles performed in the United States.

2016 National Summary Report [PDF – 4 MB]

Bookmarks and thumbnails are available within the PDF file.

Acknowledgments [PDF – 5MB]
Introduction to the National Summary Report [PDF – 5MB]
National Summary [PDF – 5MB]

Section 1: Overview

Section 2: ART Cycles using fresh nondonor eggs or embryos

What are the steps for an ART cycle? [PDF – 5MB]

Why were some ART cycles canceled? [PDF – 5MB]

How are success rates of ART measured? [PDF – 5MB]

What percentage of ART cycles resulted in a pregnancy? [PDF – 5MB]

What percentage of ART pregnancies resulted in a live birth? [PDF – 5MB]

What percentage of ART cycles resulted in a multiple-fetus pregnancy or multiple-infant birth? [PDF – 5MB]

What percentage of ART cycles resulted in a preterm or low birth weight infant? [PDF – 5MB]

What were the ages of women who used ART? [PDF – 5MB]

Did the percentage of pregnancies, live births, and births of a single live infant differ by a woman’s age? [PDF – 5MB]

How did the percentage of ART cycles that resulted in pregnancies, live births, and births of single live infants differ among women aged 40 or older? [PDF – 5MB]

How did the percentage of cycles that resulted in miscarriage differ by a woman’s age? [PDF – 5MB]

How did a woman’s age affect ART cycle progress and outcomes? [PDF – 5MB]

What were the causes of infertility among ART patients? [PDF – 5MB]

How did the type of infertility diagnosis affect the percentage of ART cycles that resulted in live births? [PDF – 5MB]

How did previous birth impact ART live-birth outcomes? [PDF – 5MB]

How did previous miscarriage impact ART live-birth outcomes among women with no previous births? [PDF – 5MB]

How did previous unsuccessful ART use impact ART live-birth outcomes among women with no previous births? [PDF – 5MB]

Did the use of ICSI differ by age group or by male factor infertility diagnosis? [PDF – 5MB]

How did ICSI use and male factor infertility impact live-birth outcomes? [PDF – 5MB]

How many embryos were typically transferred in an ART procedure? [PDF – 5MB]

Did implantation rates differ by a woman’s age? [PDF – 5MB]

Did the number of embryos transferred impact the percentage of single, term, and normal birth weight infants born? [PDF – 5MB]

Was the percentage of multiple-infant births higher if more embryos were transferred? [PDF – 5MB]

Was the percentage of live births higher if more embryos were transferred for good-prognosis women? [PDF – 5MB]

How long after egg retrieval did embryo transfer occur? [PDF – 5MB]

Was the percentage of live births higher for day 3 or day 5 transfers? [PDF – 5MB]

Did the number of embryos transferred differ for day 3 and day 5 transfers? [PDF – 5MB]

Did the percentage of multiple-infant births differ for day 3 and day 5 transfers? [PDF – 5MB]

Was the percentage of day 5 transfers that resulted in live births affected by the number of embryos transferred for good-prognosis women? [PDF – 5MB]

Did the percentage of transfers that resulted in live births differ by gestational carrier use? [PDF – 5MB]

Section 3: ART Cycles using frozen nondonor embryos

Section 4: ART Cycles using donor eggs

Section 5: ART Trends, 2007–2016

Has the use of ART increased? [PDF – 5MB]

What are egg or embryo banking cycles and have they increased? [PDF – 5MB]

Has the number of cycles using donor eggs increased? [PDF – 5MB]

Has the number and percentage of transfers using gestational carriers increased? [PDF – 5MB]

Has ICSI use changed over time? [PDF – 5MB]

Has the percentage of transfers that resulted in single-infant live births changed? [PDF – 5MB]

Has the number of embryos transferred changed? [PDF – 5MB]

Has the percentage of elective single embryo transfers increased? [PDF – 5MB]

Has the relationship between number of embryos transferred and the percentage of transfers that resulted in live births changed? [PDF – 5MB]

Has the percentage of multiple-infant live births changed? [PDF – 5MB]

Has the percentage of single infants, twins, and triplets or more changed for transfers that resulted in live births? [PDF – 5MB]

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