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13.4 CUMULATIVE ODDS OF SUCCEEDING THROUGH MULTIPLE CYCLES




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This article is from the Infertility FAQ, by Rebecca Smith Waddell bec@fertilityplus.org with numerous contributions by others.

13.4 CUMULATIVE ODDS OF SUCCEEDING THROUGH MULTIPLE CYCLES

Sort of a roll of the dice. If your doctor says you have about a 20%
chance of success, look across the table to see how many cycles it
might reasonably take to get pregnant.

Vertical axis is the percentage odds per cycle

Horizontal axis is the cumulative odds over total cycles so far

Number of cycles trying (cumulative odds of success)

       1    2    3    4    5    6    7   8   9  10   11   12   13   14
 
 5%   5%   10%  14%  19%  23%  26%  30% 34% 37% 40%  43%  46%  49%  51%
 
 10%  10   19   27   34   41   47   52  57  61  65   69   72   75   77
 
 15%  15   28   39   48   56   62   68  73  77  80   83   86   88   90
 
 20%  20   36   49   59   67   74   79  83  87  89   91   93   95   96
 
 25%  25   44   58   68   76   82   87  90  92  94   96   97   98   98
 
 30%  30   51   66   76   83   88   92  94  96  97   98   99   99   99
 
 35%  35   58   73   82   88   92   95  97  98  99   99   99   .......





 

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