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Table 5 Comparison of assessment of bleeding episodes as excessive

From: Estimation of menstrual blood loss volume based on menstrual diary and laboratory data

Classification according estimated MBLV Classification according measured MBLV Total
  Excessive Not excessive  
excessive 380 (58.6%) 64 (9.9%) 444 (68.5%)
  87.4% of excessive 30.0% of not excessive  
not excessive 55 (8.5%) 149 (23.0%) 204 (31.5%)
  12.6% of excessive 69.9% of not excessive  
Total 435 (67.1%) 213 (32.9%) 648 (100%)
  1. (n = 648 episodes; excessive means Sum MBLV of episode > 80 ml).
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