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Table 1 Characteristics of survey respondents (N = 484)

From: Self-management strategies amongst Australian women with endometriosis: a national online survey

Age (y) Mean (SD)
  31 (7.4)
PPIQ Scores (0–4) (listed greatest to lowest impact) N (%)
 Stomach/GI function 2.6 (0.5)
 Energy levels 2.6 (0.4)
 Mood 2.4 (0.4)
 Clothing 2.3 (0.4)
 Physical activity 2.3 (0.3)
 Work/School 2.2 (0.3)
 Sleep 2.1 (0.3)
 Sitting 1.5 (0.2)
 Total 17.9 (2.7)
Region N (%)
 Urban 374 (78%)
 Rural 103 (21%)
 Remote 3 (< 1%)
Used self-management in last 6 months? N (%)
371 (76%)
Self-management used in last 6 months (listed most to least common) N (%)
 Heat 259 (70%)
 Rest 252 (68%)
 Meditation/Breathing 175 (47%)
 Dietary choices (such as gluten free, vegan) 163 (44%)
 Exercise 158 (42%)
 Stretching 148 (40%)
 Yoga/Pilates 131 (35%)
 Massage 118 (32%)
 Herbal medicines 61 (16%)
 Alcohol 51 (14%)
 Cannabis 48 (13%)
 Acupressure 29 (8%)
 Cold 18 (5%)
 Hemp oil/CBD oil 12 (3%)
 Taichi/Qigong 8 (2%)