Table 1

Baseline characteristics of participants

De qi Group (n=43)No de qi Group (n=45)p Value*
Age, years23.7±2.4623.7±2.300.813
Onset age, years15.8±2.5016.1±2.610.634
Menstruation, days5±1.45±1.30.677
Menstruation cycle, days30±3.230±3.20.921
Course of disease, months95±39.592±37.50.670†
VAS-P score58±12.961±18.40.694
  • *By independent sample t-test or †Mann-Whitney U test.

  • VAS-P, visual analogue scale for pain. Data are presented as mean±SD.