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Table 5 Correlation between age, the anthropometry, the components of MetS and sperm survival test

From: Impact of metabolic syndrome on the viability of human spermatozoa: a cross-sectional descriptive study in men from infertile couples

SST Age BMI WC WHR Glucose Cholesterol Triglycerides HDL-C LDL-C
PR-0 h r −0.06 0.03 0.07 0.00 − 0.09 0.00 0.10 0.07 −0.07
p 0.40 0.69 0.32 0.97 0.19 0.95 0.16 0.30 0.33
PR-24 h r −0.17* −0.07 −0.06 − 0.04 −0.07 − 0.01 −0.04 0.10 −0.04
p 0.02 0.30 0.39 0.55 0.32 0.95 0.57 0.15 0.57
SMI-24 h r −0.18* −0.08 −0.09 − 0.06 −0.07 − 0.01 −0.06 0.09 −0.04
p 0.01 0.25 0.23 0.42 0.31 0.90 0.37 0.20 0.62
Viability-0 h r −0.07 −0.04 0.02 −0.01 −0.09 − 0.03 0.05 0.08 −0.09
p 0.36 0.61 0.74 0.85 0.20 0.71 0.50 0.30 0.21
Viability-24 h r −0.18* −0.09 −0.05 − 0.08 −0.10 − 0.04 −0.03 0.10 −0.07
p 0.01 0.21 0.48 0.30 0.16 0.57 0.64 0.18 0.32
SVI-24 h r −0.19** −0.08 −0.06 − 0.09 −0.10 − 0.04 −0.05 0.09 −0.06
p 0.01 0.26 0.40 0.24 0.17 0.56 0.51 0.20 0.39
  1. BMI body mass index; WC waist circumference; WHR waist-to-hip ratio; LDL-C low density lipoprotein cholesterol; HDL-C high density lipoprotein cholesterol. SST sperm survival test. PR progressive; SMI sperm motility index; SVI sperm viability index