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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: The relationship between endometriosis-related pelvic pain and symptom frequency, and subjective wellbeing

Characteristics
Age Groups Frequency Percent
Aged 18–25 623 30.4%
Aged 26–35 978 47.7%
Aged 36–62 451 22.0%
Health Specifics Mean & SD Range
Age of diagnosis 24.65 ± 6.53 10–49
Age of onset of symptoms 16.85 ± 5.54 8–45
Delay in diagnosis (years) 7.78 ± 6.20 0–40
Years with endometriosis 5.54 ± 5.88 0–36
Number of surgeries 2.36 ± 2.77 0–50
Age of diagnosis 24.65 ± 6.53 10–49
Age of onset of symptoms 16.85 ± 5.54 8–45
Type of surgery Frequency Percent
Laparoscopy 1622 78.7%
Hysterectomy 138 6.7%
Other 138 6.7%
Average length of cycle Frequency Percent
0–21 days 345 17.1%
21–34 days 1432 71.2%
> 35 days 235 11.7%
Average length of period Frequency Percent
0–3 days 164 8.1%
3–6 days 1118 55.5%
> 7 days 734 36.4%
Stage of endometriosis Frequency Percent
Stage 1 102 5.3%
Stage 2 184 9.5%
Stage 3 297 15.4%
Stage 4 543 28.2%
Unsure 802 41.6%
Type of endometriosis Frequency Percent
Ovarian 1021 49.5%
Rectovaginal 666 32.3%
Bladder 521 25.3%
Umbilical 93 4.5%
Other 529 25.7%
Unsure 649 31.5%
  1. Type of endometriosis and type of surgery are not mutually exclusive. Differences in N’s across characteristics represents non-response to specific items