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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients

From: Addition of low dose hCG to rFSh benefits older women during ovarian stimulation for IVF

  Group 1-A r FSH + Low dose hCG < 40 y N = 49 Group 2-A r FSH < 40 y N = 67 P Value Group 1-B r FSH + Low dose hCG ≥ 40 y N = 39 Group 2-B r FSH ≥ 40 y N = 32 P Value
Age (Mean ± SD) years old 35.86 ± 2.95 34.90 ± 3.23   42.00 ± 1.02 41.57 ± 0.99  
BMI (Kgm2) 23.81 ± 5.23 23.02 ± 4.31 0.508 23.0 ± 3.69 22.88 ± 3.28 0.901
Cause of infertility       
Ovarian 3 6     
Tubal 16 23     
Male Factor 17 21     
Endometriosis 2 3     
Others 3 4     
LMA     23 19  
LMA + Male factor     9 6  
LMA + Endometriosis     3 2  
LMA + Tubal     4 5  
Semen Concentration 27.36 ± 23.19 27.12 ± 28.40 0.481 28.82 ± 28.26 26.04 ± 23.75 0.333
Insemination Method       
IVF 14 11   6 5  
ICSI 27 48   32 22  
IVF/IVSI 4 6