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Table 2 Characteristics of endometriosis patients (n = 80)

From: Family incidence of endometriosis in first-, second-, and third-degree relatives: case-control study

age at onset of endometriosis symptoms < 25 years 27 (33.8%)
severe endometriosis (rAFSa IV) 21 (26.3%)
dysmenorrhea 66 (82.5%)
severe dysmenorrhea (V.A.S.** ≥ 7) 20 (25.0%)
chronic pelvic pain 16 (20.0%)
severe chronic pelvic pain (V.A.S.** ≥ 7) 14 (17.5%)
infertility 43 (53.8%)
pain on defecation 29 (36.3%)
severe pain on defecation (V.A.S.** ≥ 7) 21 (26.3%)
dyspareunia 13 (16.3%)
severe dyspareunia (V.A.S.** ≥ 7) 24 (30.0%)
  1. a rAFS = Revised American Fertility Society classification of endometriosis
  2. ** V.A.S. = Visual analog score