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Table 3 Biochemical ratios based on serum and seminal assays between the group

From: Obesity is associated with increased seminal insulin and leptin alongside reduced fertility parameters in a controlled male cohort

  Non obese group Obese group P
  n Mean ± SD Median Range n Mean ± SD Median Range  
Serum QUICKI (Insulin sensitivity) 19 0.373 ± 0.02 0.364 0.340 – 0.407 23 0.329 ± 0.022 0.238 0.276 – 0.380 <0.0001
Serum glucose to insulin 19 0.95 ± 0.33 0.8 0.6 – 1.5 23 0.53 ± 0.31 0.4 0.2 – 1.3 <0.0001
Seminal glucose to insulin 19 0.012 ± 0.006 0.009 0.003 – 0.027 23 0.004 ± 0.002 0.004 0.001 – 0.01 <0.0001
Seminal to serum glucose 19 0.39 ± 0.18 0.34 0.19 – 0.97 23 0.29 ± 0.08 0.29 0.13 – 0.4 0.0834
Seminal to serum insulin 19 39.1 ± 17.0 40.0 21.7 – 91.4 23 42.1 ± 15.0 40.0 20.3 – 84.6 0.4529
Seminal to serum leptin 19 1.74 ± 1.21 1.01 0.74 – 4.18 17 2.49 ± 2.94 1.4 0.24 – 12.22 0.2447
  1. All statistical analysis done using Mann–Whitney tests.