Table 2Definitions of eligible patient populations

Patient groupDescription
Irregular uterine bleedingProblem bleeding (frequent or infrequent) of 3 months or greater duration, excluding regular cyclic/menstrual patterns of bleeding, fibroids, polyps, adenomyosis, cancers, medication side effects, coagulation defects, and related systemic disease.
Abnormal cyclic uterine bleedingProblem bleeding of 3 months or greater duration, excluding irregular and unpredictable patterns of bleeding, fibroids, polyps, adenomyosis, cancers, medication side effects, coagulation defects, and related systemic disease.

From: Methods

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Hartmann KE, Jerome RN, Lindegren ML, et al.

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