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Table 3 Colposcopy: 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 = 35
Age (y) 38.8 (8.3) 38.9 (10.7)
Height (m) 1.69 (0.06) 1.70 (0.06)
Weight (kg) 69.0 (13.3) 69.6 (17.8)
Body mass index 24.0 (4.1) 24.1 (6.1)
Dysmenorrhea (mm VAS) 24.1 (24.8) 38.2 (22.9)
Expected pain (mm VAS) 43.1 (23.9) 49.4 (22.1)
Heart rate before procedure (bpm) 78.2 (15.1) 82.1 (14.8)
Use of a painkiller (%) 8 9
Use of cervical block (%) 72 47
Pap smear score (PAP) (%)
 PAP 2 29 26
 PAP 3a 48 48
 PAP 3b 23 26
Colposcopic impression (%)
 Normal 6 7
 Low grade 47 64
 High grade 44 29
 Carcinoma 3 0
Difficulity of procedure (%)
 Very easy 47 65
 Easy 29 26
 Normal 18 0
Difficult 3 6
 Very difficult 3 3
Intervention (%)
 Cold biopsy 28 54
 Hot biopsy 3 0
 LLETZ 69 46
STAI 1 score before procedure 42.1 (12.3) 42.6 (8.7)
STAI 2 score 34.9 (10.1) 34.3 (7.9)
  1. Data are expressed as mean (SD) or percentage