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Table 1 Characteristics of the recruited patients with and without endometriosis

From: The abnormal expression of oxytocin receptors in the uterine junctional zone in women with endometriosis

Variable Study group (n = 21) Control group (n = 48) P value
Age (in year; mean ± SD) 42.3 ± 3.9 41.5 ± 4.1 .419
Menstrual phase
 Proliferative 15 26 .179
 Secretory 6 22  
Indications for hysterectomy NA
 Cervical cancer 2a 36  
 Ovarian endometriosis 15 0  
 Deep infiltrating endometriosis 4 0  
 CIN III 0 12  
History of dysmenorrhea
 No 0 (0%) 39 (81.3%) .000
 Yes 21 (100%) 9 (18.7%)  
  1. NA not applicable
  2. aovarian endometriosis