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Table 4 The correlations between sperm DFI, semen parameters, fertilization rate and lifestyle factors of the sub fertile men

From: Associations of sperm DNA fragmentation with lifestyle factors and semen parameters of Saudi men and its impact on ICSI outcome

  DFI% (P value)
Characteristics < 15 15–30 > 30
Semen Volume (mL) −0.06 (0.68) 0.209 (0.258) 0.18 (0.556)
Sperm Con. (106/mL) −0.02 (0.88) −0.133 (0.475) − 0.009 (0.976)
Progressive Motility (%) −0.36 (0.008)** − 0.334 (0.06) −0.334 (0.264)
Sperm Morphology (%) −0.096 (0.509) −0.018 (0.925) 0.198 (0.517)
Fertilization Rate (%) −0.022 (0.878) 0.05 (0.790) 0.497 (0.084)
Age (Yrs.) −0.273 (0.366) 0.603 (0.001)** 0.548 (0.001)**
BMI 0.21 (0.167) 0.42 (0.041)* 0.561 (0.073)
Smoking 0.292 (0.040)* 0.035 (0.851) 0.340 (0.256)
  1. *P < 0.05
  2. *P < 0.01