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Table 2 Sperm Characteristics and Semen Morphology of the 33 Cases and 27 Controls

From: Sperm aneuploidy and DNA fragmentation in unexplained recurrent pregnancy loss: a multicenter case-control study

  Cases Controls
median [q1–q3] median [q1–q3]
Abstinence duration (days)* 4 [3,4,5] 4.5 [3.5–6.5]
Volume (mL) 3.2 [2.3–4.1] 3.1 [2.4–4.3]
Sperm count (× 106/mL) 65 [35.6–90] 79 [53–156]
Total sperm count (×106 per ejaculate) 180 [123.5–369] 338.4 [134.3–540]
Motility (%) 45 [35–55] 50 [30–65]
Vitality (%) 72 [65–81] 70 [64–84]
Total motile sperm count (×106)* 75.2 [55.6–124.8] 142.1 [67.7–287.7]
Normal spermatozoa (%)* 29 [17–42] 38 [26–44]
MAI 1.87 [1.65–2.06] 1.86 [1.68–1.94]
  1. *P < .05 between cases and controls. MAI multiple anomalies index