Male infertility rate: a retrospective study



Worldwide, male responsible infertility is on the rise. In this retrospective study, we evaluated the infertility rate of this area.

Materials and methods

Cases reported from 1989 to 1993 to the Institute for Post Graduate Teaching and Research in Ayurved University were studied. Semen reports were also scrutinized.


A total number of 1,17,979 cases were examined. Male infertility rate was 45%. Patients’ semen report showed that they were with oligozoospermia (22%), asthenozoospermia (11%) and azoospermia (12%).


The reported value (45%) for male infertility is high, which is compared and discussed with that of authors from worldwide.

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Bihari L. Mehra, Kalanghot P. Skandhan, Buduru S. Prasad, Godatwar Pawankumar, Gurdip Singh, Vasudevan Jaya

Article History


Financial support: This study has not received any funding or support.
Conflict of interest: The authors have no conflicts of interest.

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  • Institute for Post Graduate Teaching and Research, Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar, Gujarat - India
  • MP Shah Medical College, Jamnagar, Gujarat - India

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