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Table 1 Characteristics of recruited subjectsa

From: Psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the modified polycystic ovary syndrome health-related quality-of-life questionnaire

 Women with PCOS (n = 283)Women without PCOS (n = 93)P-valueb
Age, years25 (5.00)24 (5.00)0.97
Height, cm158 (0.04)158 (0.02)0.10
Weight, kg58 (10.0)53 (6.00)< 0.001
BMI, kg/m222.7 (4.52)20.8 (2.10)< 0.001
Education (n)  0.17
 Junior high school18 (6.36)11 (11.8) 
 High school127 (44.9)32 (34.4) 
 University128 (45.2)47 (50.5) 
 Graduate and above10 (3.53)3 (3.23) 
Occupation (n)  0.08
 Medical staff5 (1.77)2 (2.15)
 Teachers15 (5.30)3 (3.23)
 Farmers8 (2.83)7 (7.53)
 Employees165 (58.3)52 (55.9) 
 Student64 (22.6)26 (28.0) 
 Unemployed26 (9.19)3 (3.23) 
  1. aData are presented as median (interquartile range) or n (%)
  2. bP values based on the chi-square test for categorical variables, and Mann Whitney U test for continuous variables