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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients included in the study, endometriosis group (EG) vs. control group (CG)

From: Can TSH level and premenstrual spotting constitute a non-invasive marker for the diagnosis of endometriosis?

Characteristics EG (n = 107) CG (n = 60) P valuef
Agea 35.34 ± 3.48(107),
median = 35
35.47 ± 4.62 (60),
median = 36
> 0.05
rASRM endometriosis score (n)    
1 27   
2 40   
3 28   
4 12   
Smokerb    
Yes 16% (17) 17% (10) > 0.05
Menstrual cycle lengtha 28.27 ± 2.23 (97)
median = 28
28.18 ± 2.10 (48)
median = 28
> 0.05
Pregnanciesc 30% (32) 42% (25) > 0.05
Life birthsd 9% (10) 22% (13) < 0.05
Abortionse 22% (24) 33% (20) > 0.05
  1. aData are presented as mean values ± standard deviations (absolute incidence), median
  2. bData are presented as percentage (absolute incidence)
  3. cNumber of patients who were pregnant before starting infertility treatment
  4. dNumber of patients who gave birth before starting infertility treatment
  5. eNumber of patients who had miscarriage(s) before starting infertility treatment
  6. fA P value < 0.05 was considered significant