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Table 1 Characteristics of the study patients

From: Reliability of out-patient hysteroscopy in one-stop clinic for abnormal uterine bleeding

  Global 35–40 40 or more Menopausal Sig.
Mean age (years) 45.3 (7.9) 36.4 (1.5) 45.6 (4.2) 55.6 (8.3) NA
Parity 6.3 (3.1) 4.7 (2.2) 6.6 (3) 7.6 (3.3) 0.000
Abortions 1.3 (1.5) 0.9 (1.2) 1.4 (1.6) 1.3 (1.5) 0.06
Nulliparity 3.1% 4.3% 2.9% 1.8% 0.72
Contraceptive use 21%a 30% 17% NA 0.04a
Progestin treatment 37% 37% 39% 31% 0.5
Previous D&C 31% 27% 36% 20% 0.051
Hypertension 18.6% 4.3% 19.4% 35% 0.000
DM 10% 4.3% 8.2% 22% 0.003
BMI 30.6 (6.3) 28.4 (6) 30.7 (5.7) 33 (7.4) 0.000
Obesity(BMI>/=30) 51% 37% 53% 62% 0.000
  1. aComparisons were made between premenopausal groups only.
  2. NA Not applicable