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Table 1 Characteristics of patients compared between the three groups (expressed as mean ± SD or percentage)

From: B cell activation factor (BAFF) induces inflammation in the human fallopian tube leading to tubal pregnancy

Characteristics Control group (n = 20) Salpingitis group (n = 35) Tubal pregnancy group (n = 35)
Age (year) 36.55 ± 3.68 36.09 ± 3.72 34.49 ± 4.02
Body Mass Index (BMI) 23.28 ± 3.30 22.82 ± 3.16 22.86 ± 3.94
Previous abdominal/pelvic surgery (%) 35.0% 37.1% 42.9%
  1. Note: No difference between the three groups (P>0.05). Previous abdominal/pelvic surgery including appendectomy, cesarean section or previous tubal pregnancy, etc.