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Table 1 The demographic variables and characteristics of the studied patients and healthy control

From: Association of CATSPER1, SPATA16 and TEX11 genes polymorphism with idiopathic azoospermia and oligospermia risk in Iranian population

Variables Patients (n = 100) Controls (n = 100) p Value
Age (year ± SD) 29.33 ± 2.78 27.6 ± 3.06 0.298
BMI (kg/m ± SD) 26.25 ± 2.18 26.48 ± 2.34 0.699
Tobacco smoking
Never 76 (76%) 89 (89%)
Ever 34 (34%) 11 (11%) 0.004*
Alcohol drinking
Never 39 (39%) 31 (31%)
Ever 61 (61%) 69 (69%) 0.376
Family history
Negative 79 (79%) 100 (100%)
Positive 21 (21%) 0 (0%) 0.008*
Semen parameters
Concentration (× 106/ml) Median: 3.5 (0–6.37) 125.5 (94–156.3)  < 0.0001*
Mann Whitney test Mean: 3.71 ± 3.94 126 ± 40.3
Motility (%) Median: 48.5 (0–63) 60 (49–70)  < 0.0001*
Mann Whitney test Mean: 33.95 ± 30.48 59.6 ± 11.55
Volume (ml) Median: 3.5 (2.35–4) 4 (3–5)  < 0.0001*
Mann Whitney test Mean: 3.23 ± 1 4.18 ± 3.19
  1. *Statistically Significant p < 0.05, BMI body mass index