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Table 4 Correlation between the paternal BMI (kg/m2), CMA3, TB, DFI, HOS, and ROS with ART outcome

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

   PBMI CMA3 TB DFI-SCD HOS ROS
Paternal BMI kg/m2 r =    0.79** 0.114* 0.282** 0.012 0.282**
  p =     < 0.001 .030  < 0.001 0.742  < 0.001
FR r =  -0.187** -0.043 -0.031 -0.062 0.070 -0.148**
  p =   < 0.001 0.261 0.422 0.107 .068  < 0.001
D3 Embr r -0.019 0.075 -0.049 -0.038 0.051 0.021
  p 0.70 0.593 0.13 0.45 0.301 0.59
EGA r =  0.052 0.08 0.021 0.030 -0.01 0.06
  p =  0.325 0.1 0.693 0.577 0.78 0.259
CR r =  -0.110** .009 .024 -0.005 -0.023 0.042
  p =  0.004 0.814 0.526 0.897 0.556 0.277
BR r =  0.01 0.07 0.08 0.09 0.23 -0.039
  p =  0.96 0.59 0.64 0.49 0.15 0.7
Euploid r =  0.061 0.060 -0.014 0.007 -0.004 0.045
  p =  0.142 0.143 0.740 0.858 0.923 0.279
ET r =  -0.052 0.011 0.015 -0.003 0.105** 0.005
  p =  0.157 0.763 0.684 0.939 0.004 0.882
IR r =  0.42 0.008 0.05 0.027 0.016 -0.062
  p =  0.25 0.83 0.17 0.45 0.654 0.09
CLBR r =  -0.38** 0.002 0.025 -0.09 -0.03 -0.52
  p =   < 0.001 0.445 0.97 0.16 0.59 0.44
  1. BMI, Body mass index; FR, fertilization rate; D3 embryo (day three embryos), EGA, embryo grade A, CR cleavage rate; BR, blastocyst rate, ET, number of embryo transferred; IR, implantation rate; CLBR, Cumulative live birth rate.
  2. Treatment statistically significant *p=0.05, **p=0.01, ***p<0.001