Table 1 : Demographics of patients with endometriosis relative to control group.


  Patients with
endometriosis (n=29)
Control group
(n=29)

Age 29.1 (1.2) 31.7 (2.4)

Menstrual cycle    

Regular 9 (31.0%) 15 (51.7%)
Irregular 20 (60.9%) 14 (48.3%)
BMI (kg/cm2) 25 (1.2) 25.1 (0.9)

Relationship status    

Single 12 (41.4%) 19 (65.5%)
Married 13 (44.8%) 10 (34.5%)
Consensual union 2 (6.9%) --
Divorced 2 (6.9%) --

Education    

1 to 12 years 3 (10.3%) --
Some college 9 (31%) 6 (20.7%)
Bachelor’s degree 7 (24.1%) 9 (31%)
Master’s courses 1 (3.4%) 2 (6.9%)
Master’s degree 8 (27.6%) 2 (6.9%)
Doctoral courses -- 6 (20.7%)
Doctoral degree 1 (3.4%) 3 (10.3%)
Medical courses -- 1 (3.4%)

Flores et al.Journal of Reproductive Biology and Health  2015 3:2DOI : 10.7243/2054-0841-3-2