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Table 1 Patient demographic and clinical characteristics

From: Patients’ and clinicians’ perspectives on item importance, scoring, and clinically meaningful differences for the Endometriosis Symptom Diary (ESD) and Endometriosis Impact Scale (EIS)

  Patients, n (%)
N = 25
Participants of the ESPARIOS study  
 Yes 8 (32)
 No 17 (68)
Mean age in years, (SD) [Range] 33 (6) [19–47]
Country of residence  
 USA 17 (68)
 Germany 8 (32)
Ethnicity  
 Hispanic or Latino 1 (4)
 Not Hispanic or Latino 24 (96)
Race  
 White 21 (84)
 Black 4 (16)
Education  
 University/college degree or equivalent professional qualification 14 (56)
 No university/college degree or equivalent professional qualification 9 (36)
 Not reported 2 (8)
Employment status  
 Employed 21 (84)
 Full-time homemaker 1 (4)
 Not working due to medical reasons 2 (8)
 Not reported 1 (4)
Mean years since endometriosis first suspected by clinician (SD) [Range]a 8.0 (5.8) [0.3–18.9]
Comorbidities affecting > 1 patient, n (%)  
 Anemia 3 (13)
 Depression 3 (13)
 Migraine 3 (13)
 Ovarian cysts 3 (13)
 Hypertension 2 (8)
Treatment received (previous or current)a  
 Surgery 18 (75)
 Analgesics 11 (46)
 Combined oral contraceptive 13 (54)
  1. aData only available for 24 participants
  2. Some categories do not sum to N = 25 due to: Treatments received were not mutually exclusive, some patients received more than one therapy; comorbidities were not mutually exclusive, some patients had more than one comorbidity and other patients had no comorbidities
  3. SD = standard deviation