Table 1: Menstruation characteristics of the participants.

CaseControl
% %

Severity of menstrual bleeding
 Mild004126.3−10.980.000
 Moderate3726.810164.7
 Severe5237.7117.1
 Very severe4935.531.9
Using more than one sanitary product at the same time
 No7554.315296.7−9.430.000
 Tampon and pad64.431.9
 Two pads3827.521.4
 Diaper1913.800
Getting dirty on the underwears
 Yes13810012982.7−5.100.000
 No002717.3
Getting dirty on the clothes
 Yes1381005334.0−11.820.000
 No0010366.0
Getting dirty on the bed linens
 Yes11079.71610.3−12.020.000
 No2820.314089.7
Getting dirty on the furniture
 Yes6849.353.2−9.130.000
 No7050.715196.8
Menstruation with pain
 None1813.04729.9−6.710.000
 Mild3323.96843.3
 Moderate3525.43220.4
 Severe2719.653.2
 Very severe2518.153.2

Mann-Whitney test.