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Table 1 Summary statistics of semen parameters in the study population (n = 55)

From: Sperm DNA fragmentation and oxidation are independent of malondialdheyde

  Mean ± SD Range
Sperm concentration (.106/mL) 83.7 ± 10.92 2.1 - 456
Sperm motility (%) 42 ± 1.54 0 - 60
Type a motility a (%) 13.64 ± 1.07 0 - 30
Type b motility a (%) 23.09 ± 0.92 0 - 35
Type c motility a (%) 5.45 ± 0.23 0 - 10
Vitality (%) 73.36 ± 1.5 38 - 92
Morphology (%) 8.13 ± 1.07 0 - 41
Leucocytes concentration (.106/mL) 0.43 ± 0.18 0.06 - 9.9
Sperm MDA concentration (nmol/107 sperm) 7.21 ± 0.72 0.87 - 18.95
Sperm DNA fragmentation (%) 24.64 ± 1.77 3.2 - 67.7
Sperm DNA oxidation (%) 14.35 ± 1.16 1.95 - 48.8
  1. a Grade of sperm movement according to WHO criteria: a: rapid progressive motility b: slow progressive motility, c: non progressive; MDA: Malondialdehyde.