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Table 1 Basic characters of patients in the DHEA group and the control group

From: Dehydroepiandrosterone improves follicular fluid bone morphogenetic protein-15 and accumulated embryo score of infertility patients with diminished ovarian reserve undergoing in vitro fertilization: a randomized controlled trial

Paremeters The DHEA group The control group P-value
  n = 42 n = 53  
Age (years) 37.17 ± 5.22 37.43 ± 4.33 .785
BMI (kg/m2) 22.13 ± 2.92 22.46 ± 2.42 .549
Duration of infertility(years) 6.64 ± 4.54 6.34 ± 4.85 .756
Primary infertility (%) 42.86 % 26.42% .126
Secondary infertility (%) 57.14 % 73.58%  
AMH (ng/ml) 1.01 ± 0.77 1.12 ± 0.84 .440
FSH(mIU/mL) 11.68 ± 6.62 10.81 ± 2.41 .421
Estradiol (pg/ml) 186.58 ± 142.19 193.06 ± 156.16 .835
Antral follicle count 2.95 ± 1.38 3.04 ± 1.38 .764
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SD (standard deviation) or percentage as appropriate. BMI: body mass index. P<.05 was considered as statistically significant.