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Table 1 Baseline patient characteristics (N = 446)

From: Prediction of unsuccessful endometrial ablation: a retrospective study

Characteristic * Value**
Age (years) 43.8 ± 5.5
Body mass index (kg/m2) 26.5 ± 4.7
Dysmenorrhea 57.4%
Follow-up time (days) 1693.8 ± 871.9
Duration of menstruation > 7 days (n = 429) 39.4%
Intermittent or irregular bleeding 61.0%
Length of the uterus (cm) (n = 402) 9.1 ± 1.1
Menorrhagia 97.3%
Parity (no.) 2.2 ± 1.0
Previous caesarean section 13.7%
Smoking (n = 445) 21.6%
Sterilisation (n = 444) 26.1%
Uterus position (n = 296)
 Anteverted 72.3%
 Retroverted 23.6%
 Midposition 4.1%
  1. *n = 446 unless otherwise mentioned
  2. **Mean ± SD or a percentage