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Table 1 General characteristics and sperm parameters of the analyzed population

From: In cryptozoospermia or severe oligozoospermia is sperm freezing useful?

  Secured ICSI group (n = 84) Non secured ICSI group (n = 85) p-value
  Mean Median min-max Mean Median min-max  
Female age (year) 30.45 30.50 21–40 32.26 32.00 22–42 0.0069**
Male age (year) 33.57 33,00 23–56 35.52 35.00 22–49 0.0254*
Sperm count (×106/mL) 0.192 0.006 0–1 0.399 0.200 0–1 0.000263***
Cryptozoospermia number of patients 19/84 (22.6%) 17/85 (20.0%) 0.819
Sperm count (×106/mL) 0.0003 0.0002 0–0.0009 0.0002 0.0001 0–0.0009 0.187
Very Severe oligozoospermia number of patients 37/84 (44.0%) 13/85 (15.3%) 0.0000863***
Sperm count (×106/mL) 0.0095 0.0040 0.001–0.006 0.0030 0.0020 0.001–0.007 0.0177*
Severe oligozoospermia number of patients 28/84 (33.3%) 55/85 (64.7%) 0.0000867***
Sperm count (×106/mL) 0.564 0.600 0.1–1 0.616 0.800 0.1–1 0.494
  1. Secured ICSI: ICSI with previously frozen sperm; non secured ICSI: ICSI without previously frozen sperm.
  2. *Significant p values at 5%, **Significant p value at 1%, ***Significant p value at 0.1%.