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Table 1 The parameters of the semen samples

From: High-coverage targeted lipidomics revealed dramatic lipid compositional changes in asthenozoospermic spermatozoa and inverse correlation of ganglioside GM3 with sperm motility

Parameters studied Normozoospermia Asthenozoospermia P value
Age of patients 32.417 ± 4.716 33.083 ± 3.752 0.7172
Sexual abstinence (days) 3.667 ± 1.374 4.833 ± 1.280 0.0514
pH 7.383 ± 0.055 7.400 ± 0.000 0.3283
Total sperm number (× 10^6) 560.70 ± 278.23 465.22 ± 195.67 0.3620
Ejaculate volume (ml) 4.500 ± 1.256 3.979 ± 1.469 0.4238
Sperm concentration (× 10^6/ml) 133.000 ± 73.389 120.917 ± 44.000 0.6441
Progressive motility (A + B) (%) 53.700 ± 8.224 26.417 ± 4.166 < 0.0001 **
Total motility 70.750 ± 10.762 48.421 ± 11.457 0.0001 **
Sperm vitality (%) 84.167 ± 5.928 68.625 ± 8.070 < 0.0001 **
Good sperm morphology (%) 6.500 ± 2.021 5.375 ± 1.570 0.1589
  1. Data are presented as Means±SD.
  2. Significant at *P < 0.05; **P < 0.01 (by t test)