60% of women. Respondents were also asked: "If your PCOS could be safely and effectively helped by something else besides fertility drugs or birth control pills, would that interest you?" Interest in alternative PCOS treatments was expressed by 99% of the sample (n = 648). In our study population, most women associated negative emotions with PCOS although the self-reported knowledge level for the disorder was high. While these women regarded their obstetrician-gynecologist as integral to their PCOS education, traditional PCOS therapies based on oral contraceptives or ovulation induction agents were regarded as unsatisfactory by most women."/> 60% of women. Respondents were also asked: "If your PCOS could be safely and effectively helped by something else besides fertility drugs or birth control pills, would that interest you?" Interest in alternative PCOS treatments was expressed by 99% of the sample (n = 648). In our study population, most women associated negative emotions with PCOS although the self-reported knowledge level for the disorder was high. While these women regarded their obstetrician-gynecologist as integral to their PCOS education, traditional PCOS therapies based on oral contraceptives or ovulation induction agents were regarded as unsatisfactory by most women."/>
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Open Peer Review Reports for: Diagnostic and treatment characteristics of polycystic ovary syndrome: descriptive measurements of patient perception and awareness from 657 confidential self-reports

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Original Submission
11 Jul 2001 Submitted Original manuscript
20 Jul 2001 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Vivian Lewis
31 Jul 2001 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Evelyn Talbott
31 Jul 2001 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Chis Kelly
8 Aug 2001 Author responded Author comments - Eric Scott Sills
Resubmission - Version 2
8 Aug 2001 Submitted Manuscript version 2
Publishing
22 Aug 2001 Editorially accepted
22 Aug 2001 Article published 10.1186/1472-6874-1-3

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