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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: The effect of menstrual phase and hormonal contraception on successful bilateral placement of the Essure micro-insert tubal coil

Baseline characteristics, mean (range)
 Age (years) 37.1 (23–53)
 Gravidity 2.2 (0–6)
 Parity 2.0 (0–5)
 Weight (kg) 72.0 (49.2–131)
 Cycle day 23.1 (1–66)
Method of contraception, number (%)
 Hormonal 42 (50%)
 Oral contraceptive pill 31
 Evra patch 4
 Depo-Provera 6
 Mirena 1
Non-hormonal 42 (50%)
 Barrier 24
 Other 4
 None 11
 Not recorded 3
 Cycle day Number (%)
 0–10a 30 (36%)
 11–20 22 (26%)
 >20 32 (38%)
Method of sedation, number (%)
 Oral 26 (31%)
 Intravenous 58 (69%)
  1. aIncludes eight patients amenorrheic on hormonal suppression