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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the patients

From: Low dose clomiphene citrate as a mild stimulation protocol in women with unsuspected poor in vitro fertilization result can generate more oocytes with optimal cumulative pregnancy rate

Mean ± SD; % Long GnRHa Protocol (n = 65) CC Protocol (n = 65) P-Value Mean difference (95% Confidence Interval)
Age(years) 29.09 ± 3.70 29.80 ± 3.77 0.3140b
BMI (kg/m2) 22.30 ± 2.77 22.36 ± 2.83 0.3719a −0.0665 (−  0.2142 to 0.0813)
Infertility duration 4.52 ± 2.93 4.58 ± 2.91 0.8809b
Primary Infert. 70.77% (46/65) 70.77% (46/65) 0.9976b
Secondary Infert. 29.23% (19/65) 29.23% (46/65) 0.9976b
Basal E2 (pg/mL) 42.92 ± 28.35 42.92 ± 28.43 0.9981b
Basal FSH (IU/L) 7.27 ± 2.01 7.43 ± 1.94 0.1666a −0.1595 (− 0.3874 to 0.0684)
No. of AFC 13.01 ± 4.15 13.07 ± 3.89 0.5790a −0.1692 (− 0.7758 to 0.4373)
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± SD, and percentage (%). Significant difference; p < 0.05; GnRH-a Gonadotropin releasing hormone agonist, CC/Gn Clomiphene citrate/Gonadotropins, BMI Body Mass Index, E 2 Estradiol, FSH Follicle Stimulating Hormones, AFC Anti Follicular Counts, n number of patients
  2. a)Using Paired t-test; b) Using Mann-Whitney t-test