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Table 2 Semen parameters analysis in normal weight (BMI > 24.5 kg/m2) and overweight (BMI ≤ 24.5 kg/m2) men and whole studied population

From: The influence of paternal overweight on sperm chromatin integrity, fertilization rate and pregnancy outcome among males attending fertility clinic for IVF/ICSI treatment

Sperm
Parameters
Normal weight (BMI < 24.5 kg/m2)
(347)
Over weight (BMI ≥ 24.5 kg/m2)
(403)
Whole studied population
(750)
p-Value
Concentration × 106 62.89 ± 3.30 61.47 ± 2.22 62.01 ± 2.23 0.83
Morphology Normal 3.6 ± 0.99 3.5 ± 0.85 3.5 ± 0.65 0.24
TZI 1.81 ± 0.3 1.82 ± 0.3 1.81 ± 0.2 0.67
SDI 1.13 ± 0.3 1.19 ± 0.3 1.17 ± 0.2 0.56
TNMS 11.44 ± 1.5 9.32 ± 0.9 10.75 ± 0.9 0.002
ROS 1.68 ± 0.6 1.9 ± 0.6 1.79 ± 0.4  < 0.001
HOS 53.9 ± 0.9 53.3 ± 0.8 53.7 ± 0.9 0.81
DFI-SCD 22.91 ± 1.23 28.74 ± 1.04 25.38 ± 3.80  < 0.001
  1. Values represent mean ± SEM; TZI Tetato-zoospermic index, SDI Sperm deformity index, TNMS Total normal motile sperm, ROS Reactive oxygen species, HOS Hypo osmatic swelling test-sperm vitality, DFI-SCD, sperm DNA fragmentation index – measured by sperm chromatin dispersion assay
  2. Values in parentheses represent the number of subjects