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Table 2 Comparison of sperm quality parameters between the two groups

From: Effect of macrophages in semen on sperm quality

Sperm quality parameters Low group (n = 34) High group (n = 44) t/X2 P-value
Sperm concentration (106/ml) 54.14 ± 27.23 44.45 ± 26.55 1.58 0.11
PR% 43.94 ± 10.30 29.29 ± 16.22 4.85 0.00
NP% 4.29 ± 1.62 3.56 ± 1.73 1.88 0.06
IM% 51.50 ± 10.63 66.84 ± 15.92 −4.84 0.00
Normal morphology rate (%) 8.52 ± 3.37 5.68 ± 3.14 3.83 0.00
Head deformity rate (%) 88.44 ± 4.76 92.52 ± 4.82 −3.72 0.00
Neck deformity rate (%) 16.05 ± 5.49 19.13 ± 5.63 −2.41 0.01
Main segment deformity rate (%) 6.44 ± 4.87 6.75 ± 4.26 −0.29 0.76
Slurry drop rate (%) 1.38 ± 0.65 1.45 ± 0.97 −0.39 0.69
SDI 1.10 ± 0.11 1.19 ± 0.13 −3.28 0.00
TZI 1.20 ± 0.10 1.26 ± 0.12 −2.44 0.01
DFI (%) 12.97 ± 3.69 20.86 ± 8.39 −5.10 0.00
Sperm membrane integrity (%) 74.52 ± 8.61 67.86 ± 8.88 3.32 0.00
AsAb positive rate (%) 2.9 (1/34) 9.1 (4/44) 0.40 0.52a
IL-10 (pg/ml) 464.17 ± 60.53 465.63 ± 57.21 −0.10 0.91
IL-12 (pg/ml) 81.41 ± 13.09 80.87 ± 10.90 0.19 1.84
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