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Table 3 Impact of demographics and symptoms on HRQoL

From: Health-related quality of life in women with endometriosis: a systematic review

Evidence Strong Moderate Weak Inconclusive No Reference
Age     X↓   [3, 16]
Income   X-     [3, 4]
Education   X-     [3, 4]
Employment    X↑    [4]
Marital status   X-     [3, 16]
Fertility status     X↓   [3, 16, 17]
rAFS stage     X↓   [3, 4, 13, 15, 16]
Pain intensity X↓      [3, 4, 1214, 16]
Duration     X↓   [3, 4, 16]
Exercise    X↑    [16]
  1. Abbreviations: ↑, positively associated with HRQoL; -, no association with HRQoL; ↓, negatively associated with HRQoL.