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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: [age At Natural Menopause Among Brazilian Women: Results From A Population-based Survey].
Author: Pedro, Adriana Orcesi
Pinto Neto, Aarão Mendes
Paiva, Lucia Helena Simões da Costa
Osis, Maria José
Hardy, Ellen
Abstract: A descriptive, exploratory, cross-sectional, population-based study was conducted to identify age at menopause and its associated factors as well as socio-cultural, demographic, and economic characteristics of climacteric women in Campinas, São Paulo State. Subjects were 456 Brazilian women between 45 to 60 years of age, selected through area cluster sampling. Data were collected through home interviews using a structured, pre-tested questionnaire. This instrument was an adaptation, done by the authors, of questionnaires provided by the International Health Foundation/International Menopause Society and by the North American Menopause Society. Statistical analysis was performed through life table analysis and Cox logistic regression. Mean age at menopause was 51.2 years. There was no association between study factors and age at natural menopause.
Subject: Age Factors
Brazil
Cross-sectional Studies
Female
Humans
Menopause
Middle Aged
Proportional Hazards Models
Questionnaires
Socioeconomic Factors
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 
Address: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12700780
Date Issue: -1-Uns- -1
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