International Journal of Surgical Oncology / 2016 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

A Structured Assessment to Decrease the Amount of Inconclusive Endometrial Biopsies in Women with Postmenopausal Bleeding

Table 3

Characteristics of women with a nondiagnostic sample, retrieved samples versus not retrieved samples.

CharacteristicMaterial retrieved ()Material not retrieved () value

Age (years)62.5 ± 8.761.9 ± 10.0
Body mass index (kg/m2)29.1 ± 6.3527.5 ± 4.84
Endometrial thickness (mm)7.5 (6.0–13.5)7.0 (6.0–10.5)
Hormone therapy use (%)7 (19.4%)7 (23.3%)
Nulliparity (%)2 (5.6%)3 (10%)
Endometrial (pre)malignancy (%)4 (11.1%)0

Independent samples -test, mean ± SD.
Mann-Whitney test, median IQR.
Chi-square.