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Table 1 Semen parameters in fertile men and infertile patients

From: Impact of precise modulation of reactive oxygen species levels on spermatozoa proteins in infertile men

Parameter Fertile men (n = 17) Patients (n = 42) P value ( t -test)
Age (y) 34.2 ± 7.5 34.6 ± 6.9 0.76
Volume (mL) 3.6 ± 1.4 3.2 ± 1.5 0.68
Concentration (106/mL) 53.60 ± 46.98 29.77 ± 33.09 0.005
Motility (%) 47.7 ± 13.7 39.6 ± 19.2 0.13
Normal morphology (Strict criteria %) 7.7 ± 2.6 2.1 ± 1.5 <0.001
ROS (RLU/s/106 sperm)* 27.7 (4.6, 45.9) 174.4 (0, 982.9) 0.024
  1. *Values are median (25th, 75th percentile). P<0.05 was considered significant by Wilcoxon-rank sum test.