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Table 8 Examination of the effect in group 3 subjects of occupational exposure to metals on cadmium levels and pregnancy by coitus.a

From: Cadmium Concentrations in Blood and Seminal Plasma: Correlations with Sperm Number and Motility in Three Male Populations (Infertility Patients, Artificial Insemination Donors, and Unselected Volunteers)

Variable Group n Median Interquartile range P
Seminal plasma cadmium No
Yes
16
19
0.089
0.093
\(\left. {\matrix{ {0.080-0.110} \cr {0.075-0.110} \cr } } \right\}\) 0.751, NS
Blood plasma cadmium No
Yes
16
19
0.108
0.099
\(\left. {\matrix{ {0.095-0.126} \cr {0.094-0.124} \cr } } \right\}\) 0.974, NS
No. of pregnancies No
Yes
8
14
2.0
2.0
\(\left. {\matrix{ {1.5-4.5} \cr {2.0-3.0} \cr } } \right\}\) 0.632, NS
  1. aResults for seminal plasma and blood plasma cadmium levels are presented in micrograms per liter. P = Mann-Whitney test P value; NS, not significant.