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Table 2 General characteristic of the studied population stratified by gender and marital status

From: Perceptions of normal and abnormal ejaculatory latency times: an observational study in Ghanaian males and females

Parameters Total Male Female P value Single Married P value
Age (years) 28.7 ± 0.6 29.7 ± 0.7 22.8 ± 0.8 <0.0001 25.2 ± 0.6 33.1 ± 1.0 <0.0001
Actual IELT (min) 9.4 ± 1.6 9.6 ± 1.8 8.2 ± 2.3 0.7653 10.5 ± 2.7 8.1 ± 1.4 0.4490
Adequate IELT (min) 15.4 ± 1.0 15.1 ± 1.1 17.1 ± 2.8 0.4796 13.7 ± 1.0 17.9 ± 2.0 0.0404
Desirable IELT (min) 18.8 ± 1.3 18.8 ± 1.4 19.1 ± 3.3 0.9383 18.2 ± 1.5 19.6 ± 2.3 0.5792
Too short IELT (min) 4.9 ± 0.6 4.8 ± 0.6 5.4 ± 1.5 0.6896 4.3 ± 0.5 5.6 ± 1.1 0.2404
Too long IELT (min) 36.7 ± 2.4 36.4 ± 2.8 38.4 ± 4.2 0.7769 36.0 ± 3.5 37.7 ± 3.3 0.7295
  1. Results are presented as mean ± standard deviation
  2. IELT estimated intravaginal ejaculatory latency time