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Table 2 Characteristics and infertility diagnosis of wild type and carriers of v-betaLH

From: A common polymorphic allele of the LH beta-subunit gene is associated with higher exogenous FSH consumption during controlled ovarian stimulation for assisted reproductive technology

  Group A wild-type n = 196 Group B v-betaLH v n = 24 p-value A vs B
Age (yrs)* 30.8 ± 4.0 30.5 ± 3.9 NS
BMI (Kg/m 2 )* 24.8 ± 3.1 25.3 ± 3.4 NS
Basal E 2 (nmol/L)* 0.4 ± 0.9 0.2 ± 0.15 NS
Basal FSH (UI/L)* 6.2 ± 1.8 6.7 ± 1.35 NS
Basal LH (UI/L)* 5.7 ± 2.7 5.4 ± 2.5 NS
Infertility diagnosis    
Tubal factor (%) 26.5 16.75 NS
Male factor (%) 32.7 29.15 NS
Idiopathic form (%) 16.3 16.75 NS
Combined (%) 16.3 29.15 NS
Other (%) 8.7 8.2 NS
  1. *Values are reported as mean ± SD.
  2. Abbreviation: NS not statistically significant.