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Table 1 Incidence of morphologically normal and large-nuclear-vacuole spermatozoa in two MSOME evaluations according to patient subgroup time interval

From: Motile sperm organelle morphology examination (MSOME): intervariation study of normal sperm and sperm with large nuclear vacuoles

Subgroups MSOME  
  1st evaluation 2nd evaluation P
Interval    
≤60 days (n:79)    
Normal 1.7 ± 2.5% 1.8 ± 2.1% ns
  n:3.4 ± 5 n:3.7 ± 4.1 ns
LNV 23.7 ± 17.7% 24.6 ± 17.1% ns
  n:47.4 ± 35.3 n:49.2 ± 34.3 ns
>60-≤120 days (n:85)    
Normal 1.2 ± 1.5% 1.4 ± 2.2% ns
  n:2.4 ± 3.0 n:2.8 ± 4.5 ns
LNV 26.3 ± 18.3% 27.6 ± 19.2% ns
  n:52.7 ± 36.7 n:55.2 ± 38.4 ns
>120-≤180days (n:32)    
Normal 1.4 ± 1.8% 1.4 ± 2.2% ns
  n:2.9 ± 3.7 n:2.2 ± 2.9 ns
LNV 24.4 ± 20.2% 27.6 ± 19.2% ns
  n:48.9 ± 40.5 n:41.6 ± 33.7 ns
>180 days (n:44)    
Normal 2.0 ± 2.9% 1.7 ± 2.7% ns
  n:4.0 ± 5.9 n:3.5 ± 5.6 ns
LNV 26.1 ± 22.9% 29.6 ± 22.4% ns
  n:52.2 ± 45.8 59.3 ± 44.9 ns
  1. ns = not statistically significant