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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the study groups

From: Clomiphene citrate versus high doses of gonadotropins for in vitrofertilisation in women with compromised ovarian reserve: a randomised controlled non-inferiority trial

Characteristics Clomiphene (n=145) High dose rFSH (n=146) p
Age (years) 38.6 ± 2.9 38.5 ± 3.1 0.76
BMI (Kg/m 2 ) 22.0 ± 2.7 22.0 ± 3.0 0.95
Duration of infertility (years) 3.5 ± 2.0 4.1 ± 2.2 0.02
Smoking 29 (20%) 27 (18%) 0.74
Previous pregnancies 42 (29%) 46 (32%) 0.69
Previous ovarian surgery 30 (21%) 27 (18%) 0.64
Cycle length (days) 27.2 ± 3.0 27.4 ± 2.4 0.71
Previous IVF cycles 44 (30%) 37 (25%) 0.34
Day 3 serum FSH (IU/ml) 14.6 ± 8.9 13.6 ± 9.0 0.68
AMH (ng/ml) 0.71 ± 1.0 0.76 ± 1.0 0.67
Total AFC 3.4 ± 2.5 3.9 ± 2.6 0.10
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± SD or number (percentage).