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Table 1 Seminal parameters of the controls and smokers

From: Smoking-induced chromosomal segregation anomalies identified by FISH analysis of sperm

  Controls   Smokers  
  C1 C2 C3 C4 C5 C6 C7 Mean±SD P1 P2 P3 P4 P5 P6 P7 P8 P9 P10 Mean±SD
Volume (ml) 2.0 3.9 3 1.2 4.5 3.2 4.1 3.1±1 2.2 2.4 0.7 3 3.2 5 1.7 2.2 2 1.5 2.4±1
Concentration × 106 spz/ml 79.5 50 35 100 39 96.5 69 67±26 54.5 75.6 66.5 85 26.5 74.5 19 21.5 119 29 57.0±33
Total sperm count × 106 159 195 102 120 175.5 308.8 282.8 191.9±78 119 181.44 46.55 255 84.8 372.5 31.45 47.3 238 43.5 142.0±115
PR 75 44 32 39 27 43 35 42.1±15 18 71 24 32 23 29 33 15 27 12 28.4±16
NP 17 24 43 37 42 36 35 33.4±9 48 24 42 39 47 41 39 37 37 43 39.7±6
IM 8 32 25 24 31 21 30 24.4±8 34 5 34 29 30 30 28 48 36 45 31.9±11
Vitality % 94 83 87 86 89 93 87 88.4±4 90 98 93 93 90 90 92 89 80 75 89.0±7
Morphology % 21 9 8 13 8 17 16 13.1±5 4 3 10 15 13 12 8 5 4 3 7.7±4
  1. PR: Sperm with progressive motility.
  2. NP: Sperm with non-progressive motility.
  3. IM: Sperm immotile.
  4. spz/ml: spermatozoa per ml.
  5. SD: standard deviation.