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Table 1 Comparison of baseline characters between the two groups

From: Dehydroepiandrosterone plus climen supplementation shows better effects than dehydroepiandrosterone alone on infertility patients with diminished ovarian reserve of low-FSH level undergoing in-vitro fertilization cycles: a randomized controlled trial

  The DHEA group n = 64 The DHEA plus climen group n = 60 P-value
Age (years) 37.06 ± 5.06 37.15 ± 5.80 0.929
BMI (kg/m2) 22.18 ± 2.73 22.39 ± 2.48 0.644
Primary infertility 42.19 % 42.67 % 0.961
Secondary infertility 57.81 % 57.33 %  
Infertility duration (years) 6.39 ± 4.10 6.65 ± 5.32 0.761
AMH (ng/ml) 0.98 ± 0.72 0.90 ± 0.66 0.466
FSH (IU/L) 12.93 ± 7.02 11.86 ± 5.29 0.343
E2 (pmol/L) 181.53 ± 137.26 160.65 ± 116.90 0.719
AFC 3.25 ± 2.07 3.47 ± 1.95 0.059
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SD (standard deviation) or percentage as appropriate
  2. AFC the count of antral follicle
  3. P < 0.05 was considered as statistically significant