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Table 6 Key Concepts Identified in Literature, and Expert and Patient Interviews

From: Development and content validation of a patient-reported endometriosis pain daily diary

Concept Literature
Expert Interviews Patient
Pain during menstruation
Pain during/after sexual intercourse
Pain unrelated to sex and/or menstruation (pelvic, back, general, headache)
Pain during defecation
Pain during urination   
Other non-pain symptoms
(bloating, dizziness, nausea, vomiting)
Bleeding (during menstruation, sex, or irregular)  
Gastrointestinal disturbance (diarrhea, constipation, flatulence)   
Work/school limitations
Sexual activity limitations
Difficulty doing daily activities
Difficulty doing leisure activities  
Physical activity limitations  
Social/lifestyle limitations  
Relationships affected
Emotional health
Sleep difficulties   
Low energy difficulties   
Coping behaviors