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Table 1 Participant demographic, endocrine and inflammatory characteristics

From: Obesity related metabolic endotoxemia is associated with oxidative stress and impaired sperm DNA integrity

Variable Mean + SD (median, IQR) Range
Age (years) 36.9 ± 5.2 28.0–46.0
BMI (kg/m2) 30.2 ± 4.7 23.3–41.6
Waist circumference (cm) 97.0 (67.0–131.5) 87.0–127.0
% body fat 28.4 ± 8.4 16.1–45.6
Sperm count (million/mL) 54.5 ± 5.5 1.8–204.0
Sperm motility (%) 57.0 (49.0–65.0) 46.0–81.0
Normal sperm morphology (%) 1.1 ± 1.6 3.5–11.0
Sperm DNA fragmentation (%) 14.0 ± 2.4 8.5–33
Seminal elastase (ng/mL) 29.8 ± 12.2 3.0–67.1
Seminal 8OHdG (ng/mL) 7.5 ± 3.1 0.9–90.8
Total testosterone (nmol/L) 15.3 ± 6.2 4.5–27.1
LH (IU/L) 5.1 ± 1.1 2.5–10.2
FSH (IU/L) 3.5 (1.7–5.2) 1.6–13.9
Estradiol (pmo/L) 77.2 ± 8.2 18.4–98.5
  1. Data expressed as mean + SD or median (Inter-Quartile Range), depending on their normal distribution status
  2. LBP Lipopolysaccharide Binding Protein. (n = 37)