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Table 2 Comparison of fibroids characteristics between fetal sexes

From: Comparison of uterine fibroids’ growth pattern during pregnancy according to fetal sex: an observational study

CharacteristicsMale fetus (n = 99 fibroids)Female fetus (n = 81 fibroids)p
Site
FIGO 72 (2.0)2 (2.5)0.78
FIGO 614 (14.1)9 (11.1)0.70
FIGO 51 (1.0)2 (2.5)0.84
FIGO 479 (79.9)61 (75.3)0.58
FIGO 33 (3.0)7 (8.6)0.19
Location
Anterior55 (55.6)29 (35.8)0.01
Posterior51 (51.5)43 (53.1)0.95
Fundic4 (4.0)5 (6.2)0.74
Right lateral6 (6.1)0 (–)0.07
Left lateral5 (5.1)4 (4.9)0.78
  1. Data are reported as n (%). Chi-squared test