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Table 1 Descriptive statistics according to survey questions

From: Survey among ESGE members on leiomyosarcoma morcellation incidence

Questions Number of answers Mean Mode Standard deviation Sum Pearson’s correlation coefficient
Q1: How many years have you been practicing laparoscopic myomectomy and hysterectomy? 240 10.78 5 7.265 2587   
Q2: How many uterine sarcomas have received a laparoscopic surgical approach? 280 .77 0 2.023 216 Q3 .427
Q5 .451
Q9 .461
Q3: How many uterine sarcomas have you seen in your lifetime practice? 280 6.17 2 9.008 1728 Q2 .427
Q4: How many laparoscopic myomectomies do you perform annually? 238 29.08 0 47.632 6920 Q5 .412
Q5: How many sarcomas did you encounter until today after laparoscopic myomectomies? 236 .24 0 .916 57 Q2 .451
Q4 .412
Q9 .492
Q6: How many laparoscopic subtotal hysterectomies you do per year? 237 28.81 0 52.492 6828 Q7 .484
Q7: How many sarcomas did you have until today after laparoscopic subtotal hysterectomies? 236 .16 0 .470 38 Q6 .484
Q8: How many laparoscopic hysterectomies you do per year? 237 43.90 30 49.018 10.404   
Q9: How many sarcomas did you have until today after laparoscopic hysterectomies? 235 .31 0 1.191 72 Q2 .461
Q5 .492
Q10: How many hysteroscopic myomectomies do you perform annually? 233 31.10 20 29.233 7246   
Q11: How many sarcomas did you encounter until today after hysteroscopic myomectomies? 234 .23 0 1.087 54   
Q12: Myomectomy cases reported as leiomyoma and review of the slides revealed a sarcoma 233 .19 0 .556 44