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Table 1 Demographic information of participants

From: Ex-vivo forces associated with intrauterine device placement and perforation: a biomechanical evaluation of hysterectomy specimens

Characteristic Mean Range
Age (years, n = 16) 40.3 27–51
Parity (n = 16) 2.3 0–6
Uterine cavity depth (cm, n = 13) 8.4 6–10.5
  1. Preoperative diagnosis: abnormal uterine bleeding (n = 6), pelvic pain (n = 6) pelvic organ prolapse (n = 4), suspected ovarian malignancy (n = 3) and endometriosis (n = 1). Participants could have more than one diagnosis