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Table 2 Population and lifestyle characteristics of patients

From: The combination matters - distinct impact of lifestyle factors on sperm quality: a study on semen analysis of 1683 patients according to MSOME criteria

  Number of patients answered Number of patients affirmed this question Percentage (%) of total patients Casually Regularly
Total number of patients 1683   100   
Fever during the last 3 months 1579 152 9.0   
Mumps 1595 262 15.6   
Clamydia infection 1603 40 2.4   
Operation 1607 162 9.6   
Operation of groin area 1608 131 7.8   
Chemotherapy 1606 11 0.7   
Pain 1592 110 6.5   
Allergy 1588 516 30.7   
No family pre-existing conditions a 1601 984 58.5   
Drug intake 1577 422 25.1   
Vitamin intake 1579 849 50.5   
Healthy or very healthy nutrition according to self-assessment 1567 1532 91.0   
No regular meal intake 1571 183 10.9   
Diet 1569 52 3.1   
Alcohol intake 1575 1294 76.9 1127 (67.0%) 167 (9.9%)
 Rather beer   1238 256 15.2   
 Rather red wine   1237 165 9.8   
Coffee intake 1498 1321 78.5   
Smoking 1575 354 21.0 155 (9.2%) 199 (11.8%)
Stress 1590 1397 83.0   
regular sleep/wake cycle 1547 1361 80.9   
Sport 1244 1215 72.2   
 Medicine for output increase   1576 63 3.7   
 Endurance sports   1563 899 53.4   
 Athletic sports   1562 340 20.2   
Sauna (regularly) 1576 153 9.1   
  1. Values were expressed as percentage. a Pre-existing conditions such as cancer diabetes; Morbus Alzheimer.