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Table 1 The semen parameters of 75 non-smokers and 70 heavy smokers

From: Cigarette smoking is associated with high level of ferroptosis in seminal plasma and affects semen quality

Parameter Non-smokers Heavy smokers P
N 75 70  
Age (y) 34.4 ± 5.7 35.8 ± 4.5 0.101
Sperm volume (mL) 3.2 ± 1.1 3.2 ± 1.2 0.836
Sperm concentration (X106) 64.6 ± 15.6 56.5 ± 35.4 0.081
Sperm count (X106 cells/mL) 216.5 ± 134.3 189.6 ± 152.5 0.262
Sperm progressive motility (%) 45.5 ± 12.2 36.9 ± 15.7 0.000
Abnormal sperm morphology (%) 95.1 ± 3.2 96.1 ± 1.8 0.230
Sperm vitality (%) 65.4 ± 14.8 59.4 ± 17.9 0.029
  1. Note: Data are presented as mean ± SD