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Table 4 Severity of dysmenorrhoeic pain at each visit

From: A comparison of combined oral contraceptives containing chlormadinone acetate versus drospirenone for the treatment of acne and dysmenorrhea: a randomized trial

Visit Baseline
n (%)
Month 1*
n (%)
Month 2
n (%)
Month 3
n (%)
Month 4#
n (%)
Month 5
n (%)
Month 6β
n (%)
Severity of Dysmenor-rhoeic Pain EE/CMA EE/DRSP EE/CMA EE/DRSP EE/CMA EE/DRSP EE/CMA EE/DRSP EE/CMA EE/DRSP EE/CMA EE/DRSP EE/CMA EE/DRSP
Absent 0 (0) 0 (0) 42 (47.2) 24 (27.3) 49 (55.1) 37 (41.6) 58 (65.2) 50 (56.2) 74 (84.1) 59 (66.3) 81 (92) 75 (84.3) 84 (95.5) 76 (85.4)
Mild 43 (48.9) 30 (34.5) 30 (33.7) 38 (43.2) 36 (40.4) 36 (40.4) 30 (33.7) 38 (42.7) 14 (15.9) 30 (33.7) 7 (8) 14 (15.7) 3 (3.4) 13 (14.6)
Moderate 45 (51.1) 57 (65.5) 17 (19.1) 26 (29.5) 4 (4.5) 16 (18) 1 (1.1) 1 (1.1) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (1.1) 0 (0)
  1. *p = 0.008; p = 0.016; #p = 0.006; βp = 0.026; EE/CMA vs EE/DRSP