Table 1.

Demographic Statistics (n = 113)

Variable
Race (n, %)
    Black53(46.9)
    White55(48.7)
    Asian0(0.0)
    Hispanic3(2.7)
    Other2(1.8)
Age (mean, SD)*35.1(10.1)
Height (mean, SD)64.7(3.2)
Weight (mean, SD)171.8(45.3)
Gravida (mean, SD)2.0(1.7)
Parity (mean, SD)1.7(1.5)
Abortion (mean, SD)0.3(0.7)
Vaginal births (mean, SD)1.5(1.5)
Cesarean sections (mean, SD)0.3(0.7)
Regular periods (n, %)78(69.0)
Pelvic surgery (n, %)28(24.8)
Vaginal medications (n, %)1(0.9)
Hormone replacement therapy (n, %)11(9.7)
Birth control method (n, %)
    None36(31.9)
    Surgical27(23.9)
    Other50(44.3)
  • * Height in inches.

  • Weight in pounds.

  • Includes birth control pills, barrier methods, progesterone injection, transdermal, intrauterine device, and abstinence.