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Table 2 Themes and categories that emerged from the data

From: Impact of endometriosis on women’s lives: a qualitative study

Themes Categories
Experiences of living with endometriosis 1. Symptoms related to endometriosis
2. Delayed diagnosis
3. Treatment of endometriosis
4. Experience with health care providers
5. Lack of information
Impact of endometriosis on women’s lives 1. Physical impact
2. Psychological impact
3. Marital/sexual relationship impact
4. Social life impact
5. Impact on education
6. Impact on employment
7. Financial impact
8. Impact on life opportunities
  9. Impact on lifestyle