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Table 1 Summary of patient characteristics

From: Suppressive regulatory T cells and latent transforming growth factor-β-expressing macrophages are altered in the peritoneal fluid of patients with endometriosis

  Endometriosis Control P value
(n = 28) (n = 20)
Age in years, mean (range) 34.3 (23–46) 36.1 (19–36) 0.13
BMI, mean (range) 20.3 (17.3–24.0) 21.0 (18.5–25.7) 0.45
Gravida, mean (range) 0.68 (0–2) 1.0 (0–4) 0.67
Para, mean (range) 0.39 (0–2) 0.75 (0–3) 0.46
Smokers none 1 Not applicable
Stage of Menstrual Cycle Proliferative 12 10 Not applicable
Secretory 16 10 Not applicable
Stage of Endometriosis I 7 Not applicable  
II 6
III 11
IV 4
  1. Differences between groups were analyzed by Mann-Whitney U-tests