IMPACT ON HER LIFE

The burden of endometriosis affects more than just your patient’s life—it may affect her livelihood.1

According to two separate international multicenter surveys

Fifty-one percent of endometriosis patients report that their disease detrimentally affects their job.

of endometriosis patients report
that their disease detrimentally
affects their job
2,3*

Women may lose a quarter of their work week due to pain through lost productivity at work and absenteeism.

Women may lose a quarter of their work week due to pain through lost productivity at work and absenteeism3,4*


18 days per year

The average number of bed-days patients experienced, as reported in a 1996 publication of CDC findings5*

Recent studies have shown that endometriosis is associated with productivity losses3,4:
  • Losses occurred mostly when patients were present at work,
    but pain prevented them from being productive

In 2010, US endometriosis patients were hospitalized for
105,123 days for their disease6

Help your patients examine
the impact of endometriosis pain on their lives.
Help your patients examine the impact of endometriosis pain on their lives by downloading an endometriosis pain and impact questionnaire.

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References:

  1. Fourquet J, Gao X, Zavala D, et al. Patients’ report on how endometriosis affects health, work, and daily life. Fertil Steril. 2010;93(7):2424-2428.
  2. De Graaff AA, D’Hooghe TM, Dunselman GAJ, Dirksen CD, Hummelshoj L, WERF EndoCost Consortium, Simoens S. The significant effect of endometriosis on physical, mental and social wellbeing: results from an international cross-sectional survey. Hum Reprod. 2013;28(10):2677-2685.
  3. Fourquet J, Baez L, Figueroa M, Iriarte RI, Flores I. Quantification of the impact of Endometriosis symptoms on health related quality of life and work productivity. Fertil Steril. 2011;96(1):107-112.
  4. Nnoaham KE, Hummelshoj L, Webster P, et al; World Endometriosis Research Foundation Global Study of Women’s Health consortium. Impact of endometriosis on quality of life and work productivity: a multicenter study across ten countries. Fertil Steril. 2011;96(2):366-373.
  5. Kjerulff KH, Erickson BA, Langenberg PW. Chronic gynecological conditions reported by US women: findings from the National Health Interview Survey, 1984 to 1992. Am J Public Health. 1996;86(2):195-199.
  6. National Center for Health Statistics. National Hospital Discharge Survey,2010. Hyattsville, MD: Public Health Service; 2010. http://tdrdata.com/ipd/ipd_searchresultsdataresultslistlink.aspx?Type=Trends&ICDCode=617. &Source=Trends. Accessed June 27, 2016.