Table 1: Characteristics of ICSI-conceived and spontaneously conceived control men and women.

MenWomen
ICSI
Control
valueICSI
Control
value

Birth weight (g)3371 (596)3482 (389)0.293150 (432)3182 (521)0.72
Age (years)19.4 (0.7)20.0 (1.2)0.00119.3 (0.6)19.5 (0.9)0.10
Weight (kg)74.9 (9.9)73.1 (10.0)0.3560.2 (8.5)62.1 (8.8)0.16
Height (cm)180.4 (6.8)179.8 (6.2)0.66165.4 (19.0)167.1 (6.2)0.40
BMI (kg/m2)23.0 (2.7)22.6 (2.8)0.4521.5 (3.2)22.2 (2.6)0.14
Smoking (yes/no)12 (24.0%)6 (11.5%)0.103 (4.3%)6 (7.6%)0.50
Alcohol consumption (yes/no)42 (80.7%)31 (64.6%)0.7647 (68.1%)56 (72.7%)0.58
>5 units/week26 (46.4%)15 (28.3%)0.077 (10.1%)8 (10.4%)0.99
Sports (yes/no)38 (71.8%)43 (87.8%)0.0544 (63.8%)62 (78.5%)0.07
Sports (hours/week)4 (4)5 (3)0.282 (2)3 (3)0.001
Hormonal contraceptive use (yes/no)59 (83.1%)59 (72.8%)0.13
Waist circumference (cm)80.0 (7.4)77.3 (6.9)0.1070.9 (6.1)70.2 (6.0)0.53
Body roundness index2.4 (0.8)2.2 (0.68)0.252.1 (0.7)2.0 (0.6)0.60
Blood pressure
 Systolic (mmHg)121 (9)123 (8)0.17116 (9)118 (8)0.26
 Diastolic (mmHg)70 (8)71 (7)0.5573 (7)74 (7)0.66

Mean (SD) or n (%); values when comparing ICSI and control offspring with a t-test or chi-squared test.