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Research in Action, Issue 8 - Figure 3

Research in Action, Issue 8

Figure 3. Long-term Outcomes (Average of 35 Months) for Women Treated for Pelvic Inflammatory Disease by Treatment Group

The outcome for 41.7% of inpatients and 42.0% of outpatients was pregnancy; the outcome for 17.9% of inpatients and 18.4% of outpatients was infertility; the outcome for 1.5% of inpatients and 1.7% of outpatients was a hysterectomy; the outcome for 0.3% of inpatients and 1.0% of outpatients was ectopic pregnancy; the outcome for 33.3% of inpatients and 41.2% of outpatients was tubal obstructions; the outcome for 29.8% of inpatients and 33.7% of outpatients was thronic pelvic pain.


Source: Ness RB, Soper DE, Holley RL, et al. Effectiveness of inpatient and outpatient treatment strategies for women with pelvic inflammatory disease: results from the Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Evaluation and Clinical Health (PEACH) randomized trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2002; 186(5):929-37.

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Internet Citation: Research in Action, Issue 8 - Figure 3: Research in Action, Issue 8. September 2002. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/factsheets/pharmaceutical/rxtherapies/rxriafig3.html