Table 1

Demographic and epidemiological data for all groups

DataInfertile men
(N=145)
Asymptomatic men
(N=49)
Age, median (years)3841
History of STIs*81 (55.8)12 (24.4)
No of lifetime partners†
 <515 (10.3)13 (26.5)
 5–10123 (84.8)25 (51.0)
 >107 (4.8)11 (22.4)
  • Results are shown as number (%) unless stated otherwise.

  • *p=0.0001, χ2 test;

  • †p<0.0001, χ2 test.

  • STIs, sexually transmitted infections.