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Table 1 Baseline clinical data in three groups of patients categorized by their seminal leukocyte levels

From: Reactive oxygen species and sperm DNA damage in infertile men presenting with low level leukocytospermia

  Group 1 none Group 2 0.1–1 × 106WBC/mL Group 3 >1 × 106WBC/mL P
Patients 153 36 22  
Age/years 36.95 ± 6.72 38.92 ± 8.13 39.05 ± 7.41 0.34
BMI kg/m2 29.49 ± 5.17 28.33 ± 4.71 28.55 ± 4.65 0.21
Volume of Seminal Ejaculate (mL) 3.08 ± 1.32 2.91 ± 1.69 2.87 ± 1.26 0.33
Abstinence (days) 4.03 ± 1.92 4.71 ± 3.64 3.41 ± 1.18 0.25
Infertility Duration (y) 2.22 ± 1.76 3.03 ± 2.65 2.50 ± 2.39 0.37
Infertility Status Primary 130 24 15 0.012
Secondary 22 12 7
Smoking Status Yes 37 7 1 0.09
No 113 27 21
Marijuana Status Yes 6 4 1 0.21
No 147 32 21
Alcohol Status Yes 93 18 14 0.5
No 53 16 8
  1. Group 1 = no leukocytospermia; Group 2 = low level leukocytospermia, Group 3 = frank leukocytospermia, all numbers are reported as mean ± SD.