Advances in Urology / 2012 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Impact of Male Obesity on Semen Quality and Serum Sex Hormones

Table 2

Clinical hormonal and semen parameters of the 2 groups.

Nonobese males (BMI < 30)Obese males (BMI ≥ 30) value
Number 322 178
Median (range)Median (range)

Age (years)33 (21–68)33 (63-22)0.65
Concentration (millions/mL)40 (0–300)40 (0–380)0.56
Semen volume (mL)2.5 (0.20–7.70)2.5 (0.20–8.20)0.26
Total sperm motility (%)50 (0–90)49 (0–90)0.90
Total sperm count (TSC) (millions/ejaculate)81.5 (0–980)93 (0–875)0.29
Normal morphology (%)17 (0–65)17 (0–65)0.63
FSH (mIU/mL)4.5 (0.57–28.90)5.6 (1.8-29)0.22
LH (mIU/mL)3.9 (0.90–12.3)4.7 (0.90–12.3)0.79
PRL (ng/mL)13 (2.9–35.4)12 (2.9–31.40)0.26
Testosterone (mmol/L)4.5 (2.20–28.90)4.2 (2.90–28.90)0.85