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Table 1 New WHO sperm morphology cutoff and its impact on IUI/ART referrals

From: Impact of World Health Organization (WHO) new standards on the referral pattern of infertile men for assisted reproduction

Parameter Group A (WHO 4th Edition) Group B (WHO 5th Edition)
  n % n %
Number of patients 200 100 162 100
WHO Abnormal Sperm Morphology 153 76.5 50 30.9a
New referral for IUI/IVF/ICSI 143 71.5 86 53.1a
IUI 94 65.7 60 70
IVF/ ICSI 49 34.3 26 30a
WHO Abnormal Sperm Morphology among IUI or IVF/ICSI Referrals 107 74.8 23 26.7a
  1. aP <0.05 was considered significant by chi-square test