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Table 1 Hysteroscopy: patient characteristics

From: The effect of music in gynaecological office procedures on pain, anxiety and satisfaction: a randomized controlled trial

  Music group N = 39 Control group N = 42
Age (y) 45.4 (13.2) 45.2 (15.0)
Height (m) 1.67 (0.07) 1.66 (0.07)
Weight (kg) 77.3 (20.7) 73.2 (14.5)
Body mass index 27.6 (7.6) 26.7 (6.4)
Dysmenorrhea (mm VAS) 38.7 (31.4) 41.0 (26.7)
Expected pain (mm VAS) 51.2 (21.3) 54.6 (22.9)
Heart rate before procedure (bpm) 80.4 (11.1) 78.6 (13.2)
Use of a painkiller (%) 82 88
Difficulty of procedure (%)
 Very easy 27 37
 Easy 40 23
 Normal 19 34
 Difficult 11 3
 Very difficult 3 3
Intervention (%)
 Diagnostic 23 31
 Biopsies 23 21
 Therapeutic 54 48
 Diameter 5.5 mm Hysteroscope (%) 67 74
 STAI 1 score before procedure 40.7 (13.0) 42.6 (12.5)
 STAI 2 score 34.0 (8.0) 36.0 (10.5)
  1. Data are expressed as mean (SD) or percentage