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Table 2 Significant multivariate associations between semen outcomes and endocrine measures

From: The relationship between reproductive outcome measures in DDT exposed malaria vector control workers: a cross-sectional study

Semen Parameter Endocrine Measure Beta (SE) P Odds Ratio (CI) R2
Abnormal semen count (< 20 × 106) Baseline inhibin   0.048 0.98 (0.96–0.99) 0.14
  Baseline FSH   0.021 1.69 (1.05–2.8) 0.22
  Post Peak GnRH LH   0.015 1.15 (1.03–1.3) 0.24
  Post Peak GnRH FSH   0.033 1.4 (1.0–1.9) 0.18
  Abnormally low baseline Inhibin (< 100 pg/ml)   0.032 8.2 (1.4–49.2) 0.18
Density Abnormally low baseline inhibin -69.5 (32.2) 0.039   0.05
  Baseline testosterone -3.8 (1.83) 0.046   0.04
  Baseline inhibin 0.8 (0.3) 0.01   0.25
Abnormal Density (< 40 × 106/ml) Baseline FSH   0.028 1.85 (1.1–3.2) 0.14
Abnormal morphology (< 2%) Abnormally high baseline E2 (> 50 pg/ml)   0.013 37.2 (2.1–655.2) 0.18
Abnormal motility (< 50%) Abnormally high baseline E2   0.046 39.5 (1.1–1450) 0.34
Morphology Abnormally high baseline E2 -1.27 (0.58) 0.036   0.21
  1. * CI: 95% confidence interval
  2. Covariates included in models: age, abstinence, presence of physical abnormality and fever in the last two months