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Table 1 Description of the study population

From: Enhanced expression of the stemness-related factors OCT4, SOX15 and TWIST1 in ectopic endometrium of endometriosis patients

      Endometriosis patients (EP, n = 110)
   Total Control endometrium (n = 50) Eutopic endometrium (n = 69) Endometriotic tissue (n = 90)
Age (years)   209 34.9 ± 5.8 33.1 ± 6.1 34.7 ± 6.8
Cycle Phase Proliferative 99 24 (48.0%) 31 (44.9%) 44 (48.9%)
  Secretory 92 20 (40.0%) 37 (53.6%) 35 (38.9%)
  na 18 6 (12.0%) 1 (1.4%) 11 (12.2%)
Staging I or II 62    22 (31.9%) 40 (44.4%)
  III or IV 72    25 (36.2%) 47 (52.2%)
  na 25    22 (31.9%) 3 (3.3%)
  1. EP Endometriosis patient. Numbers of patients in each of the indicated subgroups are shown. Numbers in parentheses indicate the fraction of patients (%) in each column in proliferative and secretory cycle phase or with low and high stage [28]. na, status not available