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Table 4 Semen analysis between the groups

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  
Semen Volume (ml) 19 2.7 ± 1.0 2.7 1.2 – 5.5 23 2.5 ± 1.5 2.2 0.4 – 7.0 0.6217
Sperm conc. (106/ml) 19 35.3 ± 16.7 34.0 8.8 – 72.4 23 23.7 ± 13.6 21.9 7.5 – 49.5 0.0145
Total sperm count (x106) 19 96.5 ± 59.1 95.2 13.2 – 243.7 23 64.4 ± 58.8 47.3 3.7 – 247.5 0.0863
Progressive motility (%) 19 33.8 ± 16.2 33.7 0.0 – 59.5 23 24.5 ± 19.1 20.0 0.0 – 70.1 0.0986
Total motility (%) 19 52.2 ± 20.3 54.4 18.5 – 78.6 23 41.4 ± 21.6 42.2 1.1 – 74.9 0.1066
Vitality (%) 19 62.6 ± 18.1 60.0 29.0 – 92.0 23 45.0 ± 26.1 50.0 6.0 – 88.0 0.0172
Normal morphology (%) 19 2.57 ± 1.95 2.0 1.0 – 7.0 23 1.95 ± 1.22 2.0 0.0 – 5.0 0.2371
Abnormal MMP (%) 19 29.4 ± 13.4 24.0 15.0 – 58.0 23 57.7 ± 23.8 52.0 21.5 – 93.0 <0.0001
DNA Fragmentation (%) 19 17.3 ± 11.8 15.0 3.2 – 45.4 23 30.2 ± 18.6 29.5 5.0 – 83.5 0.0119
  1. All statistical analysis done via Student t-test.