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Table 2 Clinical aspects in patients with (EG) vs. without (CG) endometriosis

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

Parameters EG (n = 107) CG (n = 60)
Premenstrual spottingb 51% (55) 22% (13)
Dysmenorrhea 69% (60) 37% (20)
Missing value 19% (20) 0.1% (6)
Dyspareunia 32% (34) 7% (4)
Missing value 0.9% (1)  
TSH levela 3.21 ± 1.89 (47)c 2.52 ± 1.31 (26)c
1.78 ± 0.71 (60)d 1.68 ± 0.65 (34)d
  1. TSH: Thyroid-stimulating hormone
  2. aData are presented as mean values ± standard deviations (absolute incidence), median
  3. bData are presented as percentage (absolute incidence)
  4. cWomen with intake of levothyroxine
  5. dWomen without intake of levothyroxine