Table 3

Association of dysmenorrhoea and body mass index in endometriosis

Dysmenorrhoea (n=357)Mild or moderate (n=296)Severe (n=61)OR (95% CI)
Normal weight (n=205)176 (85.4%)29 (14.6%)Reference
Underweight (n=54)43 (79.6%)11 (20.4%)1.55 (0.68 to 3.37)
Overweight (n=82)67 (81.7%)15 (18.3%)1.35 (0.69 to 2.75)
Obese (n=16)10 (62.5%)6 (37.5%)3.64 (1.20 to 10.15)*
  • **p=0.025.