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Table 3 Finding on clinical and ultrasonographic examinations and specific diagnosis using standard definition

From: Reproductive morbidity among Iranian women; issues often inappropriately addressed in health seeking behaviors

Finding   Number of women/total %
Body mass index < 18 kg/m2 26/1117 2.3
  18-25 kg/m2 390/1117 34.9
  25-30 kg/m2 426/1117 38.2
  > 30 kg/m2 275/1117 24.6
Inspecting
perineum
Inflammation 98/967 10.1
  Purulent vaginal discharge 159/967 16.4
  Ulcer 5/967 0.5
  Wart 2/967 0.2
Speculum examination Mucopurulent cervical discharge 169/967 17.5
  Cervix bleed on touching 32/967 3.3
  Cervical inflammation 107/967 11.1
  Cervical laceration 43/967 4.4
  Cervical polyp 6/967 0.6
*Reproductive tract infections Using specific definition 364/967 37.6%(95% CI 34.5-40.7)
Pelvic organ prolapse Stage 1 296/967 30.6
  Stage 2 77/967 8.0
  Sage 3 24/967 2.5
  Stage 4 3/967 0.3
**Total Pelvic organ prolapse Using specific definition 391/967 41.4(95% CI 39.8- 44.5)
Bimanual pelvic examination Cervical motion tenderness 60/967 6.2
  Uterus enlarged 42/967 4.3
  Uterine fibroid 9/967 0.9
  Adnexal mass 21/967 2.2
  Total Pelvic mass correctly diagnosed 14/929 1.5(95% CI 0.7-2.3)
Ultrasonographic findings Uterus enlarged 108/929 11.2
  Endometrial Polyp 4/929 0.4
  Polycystic ovaries 156/929 16.8
  Uterine fibroid 33/929 3.6
  Adnexal mass 38/929 4.1
  Total Pelvic mass 71/929 7.6(95% CI: 5.9-9.3)
  1. * Defined using the standard protocol for assessment of the genital infection (references no. [19])
  2. ** defined using the standard protocol for assessment of pelvic organ prolapse (reference no. [18])