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Table 2 Outcome data regarding the patients (n = 336) participating in IVF/ICSI treatment of different age groups.

From: Impact of female age and male infertility on ovarian reserve markers to predict outcome of assisted reproduction technology cycles

  Age < 35
(n = 213)
Age ≥ 35
(n = 123)
P value
Gonadotropin dose (IU) 1958 ± 23 2153 ± 45 < 0.001 a
Estradiol levels on the day of hCG administration (pg/ml) 1976 ± 85 1391 ± 92 < 0.001a
Number of retrieved oocytes 12.3 ± 0.5 8.3 ± 0.5 < 0.001a
Number of transferred embryos 3.9 ± 0.1 3.1 ± 0.2 < 0.001a
Number of good embryos 3.2 ± 0.1 2.2 ± 0.2 < 0.001a
Cycle number with no oocytes retrieved 2/213 (0.9%) 2/123 (1.6%) 0.626b
Cycle number with no embryos transferred 1/211 (0.5%) 7/121 (5.8%) 0.004b
Pregnancy rate (%) 112/213 (52.6) 48/123 (39.0) 0.022c
Implantation rate (%) 217/830 (26.1) 74/386 (19.2) 0.008c
Multiple pregnancy rate (%) 64/112 (57.1) 20/48 (41.7) 0.106c
Live birth rate (%) 93/213 (43.7) 40/123 (32.5) 0.044c
  1. The data are presented as the mean ± SD or percentage.
  2. a. Comparison of the two groups by Student's t-test
  3. b. Comparison by Fisher's exact test
  4. c. Comparison by X2 test