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Table 1 Age, parity, contraceptive method, and length of history (in percentages) among the 189 patients with diagnosed PID.

From: The clinical diagnosis of pelvic inflammatory disease – reuse of electronic medical record data from 189 patients visiting a Swedish university hospital emergency department

  Percentage
Age (years)  
15–20 13
21–30 40
31–40 29
> 40 18
Parity  
0-para 36
1-para 15
2-3-para 36
≥4-para 4
Unknown 9
Contraceptive method  
IUD 24
Oral contraception 18
Sterilization or long-acting progesterone 8
No specified method 50
Length of history  
1–7 days 52
1–2 weeks 6
2–4 weeks 24
1–3 months 15
3–6 months 4
> 6 months 2