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Table 2 Descriptive statistics and comparison of conventional semen parameters fertile and the three infertile groups

From: Impact of seminal trace element and glutathione levels on semen quality of Tunisian infertile men

Parameters Fertile (n = 60) Astheno (n = 74) Oligo (n = 56) Terato (n = 60) P-Value
      Fertile Vs Astheno Fertile Vs Oligo Fertile Vs Terato
Age (years) 33.43 ± 4.40 34.95 ± 4.20 40.27 ± 4.50 39.00 ± 5.01 NS NS NS
Mean ± SD Min-Max 22.00-41.00 29.00-42.00 30.00-50.00 28.00-50.00    
Volume (ml) 3.89 ± 1.48 3.34 ± 1.67 4.21 ± 2.44 3.65 ± 1.73 NS NS NS
Mean ± SD Min-Max 2.00-5.56 2.00-7.58 2.00-8.23 2.00-6.34    
Sperm motility (%) 48.72 ± 14.22 18.40 ± 9.62 45.72 ± 13.42 44.32 ± 12.45 P < 0.001 NS NS
Mean ± SD Min-Max 43.00-100 1.00-30.00 40.00-99.00 40.00-97.00    
Sperm Count (x10 6 /ml) 75.86 ± 23.83 46.21 ± 24 9.56 ± 6.51 54.00 ± 26.23 P < 0.001 P < 0.001 0.001
Mean ± SD Min-Max 30.00-100 20.00-100 1.00-15.00 26.00-100    
Abnormal morphology (%) 60.90 ± 13.28 60.42 ± 11.85 65.24 ± 16.36 81.79 ± 11.49 NS NS P < 0.001
Mean ± SD Min-Max 39.00-65.00 41.00-72.00 41.00-69.00 77.00-98.00    
  1. Note: Astheno = Asthenozoospermics, Oligo = Oligozoospermics, Terato = Teratozoospermics, Max = maximum, Min = minimum, ml = milliliter, SD = Standard Deviation. Data are expressed as means ± SD. NS = Not significant. P ≤ 0.05 = significant.