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Table 3 Association analysis between Y chromosome haplogroups and sperm characteristics in infertile men

From: Associations between male infertility and ancestry in South Americans: a case control study

  Haplogroup
E
Haplogroup
F(xK)
Haplogroup
D
Haplogroup
K(xP)
Haplogroup
R
ND
Semen analysisa
  n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Sperm count
 < 15 × 106/ml 9 (56.2) 26 (69.2) 0 (0.0) 5 (71.4) 36 (65.5) 2 (66.7)
 > 15 × 106/ml 7 (43.8) 12 (30.8) 1 (100) 2 (28.6) 19 (34.5) 1 (33.3)
Progressive Motility
 < 32% 6 (37.5) 14 (38.5) 1 (100) 2 (28.6) 29 (52.7) 1 (33.3)
 > 32% 10 (62.5) 24 (61.5) 0 (0.0) 5 (71.4) 26 (47.3) 2 (66.7)
Morphology
 < 4% 10 (62.5) 33 (86.8)* 0 (0.0) 4 (57.1) 35 (63.6) 2 (66.7)
  ≥ 4% 6 (37.5) 5 (13.2) 1 (100) 3 (42.9) 20 (36.4) 1 (33.3)
  1. Logistic regression analysis of haplogroup F(xK) vs. other haplogroups; *p = 0.003; odds ratio 5.5; 95% confidence interval (1.7–17.4)
  2. aSemen analysis according to WHO [35]