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Table 4 Correlations between the semen quality parameters, spermatozoa morphology and ROS production in the Donor and Teratozoospermia groups

From: Relationship amongst teratozoospermia, seminal oxidative stress and male infertility

Experimental group Parameter (1) Parameter (2) n Spearman correlation P-value
All Donors Normal morphology Concentration 56 0.407 0.009
Normal morphology Motile sperm 56 0.508 0.001
ROS Concentration 56 −0.354 0.021
Proven Donors Normal morphology Concentration 28 0.481 0.037
Normal morphology Motile sperm 28 0.494 0.032
Proven Donors < 2 y Normal morphology Concentration 16 0.733 0.004
Teratozoospermic Patients Motility Concentration 79 0.346 0.002
Teratozoospermic Patients Normal morphology Volume 79 0.228 0.044
Teratozoospermic Patients ROS Concentration 79 −0.356 0.002