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Women's quality of life in the premenopausal and postmenopausal periods

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dc.contributor.author Özkan, Sevgi
dc.contributor.author Alataş, E.Süleyman
dc.contributor.author Zencir, Mehmet
dc.date.accessioned 2019-08-16T11:37:14Z
dc.date.available 2019-08-16T11:37:14Z
dc.date.issued 2005
dc.identifier.issn 09629343 (ISSN)
dc.identifier.uri http://acikerisim.pau.edu.tr:8080/xmlui/handle/11499/4783
dc.description.abstract Purpose: The purpose of this research was to determine the relationship between menopausal symptoms and quality of life in women in the pre and postmenopausal periods. Methods and instruments: All 171 women in the climacteric period who registered at the Pamukkale University Education and Research Hospital Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinic between January and July 2001 were included in the study. A questionnaire asking for sociodemographic information, complaints related to the climacteric period, and HRT use, as well as the WHOQOL brief, were used in order to obtain data. Findings: One hundred of the women who participated in the study were premenopausal and 71 were postmenopausal and the mean age was 47.39 (SD=6.65). No significant difference was found in pre and postmenopausal women in the comparison of their quality of physical life, psychological, social relationships and environment scores (p>0.05). The physical quality of life scores for those without vasomotor complaints in the pre and postmenopausal periods were significantly higher in those with a high educational level and women who had been menopausal between 1-5 years and more than 10 years (p<0.05). Age and HRT use in postmenopausal women were not found to affect quality of life scores (p>0.05). Result: We did not find any significant difference in the quality of life of pre and postmenopausal women. © Springer 2005.
dc.language.iso English
dc.relation.isversionof 10.1007/s11136-005-5692-4
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/closedAccess
dc.subject Climacteric period
dc.subject Postmenopause
dc.subject Premenopause
dc.subject Quality of Life
dc.subject adult
dc.subject article
dc.subject demography
dc.subject education
dc.subject female
dc.subject hormone substitution
dc.subject human
dc.subject human relation
dc.subject menopausal syndrome
dc.subject physical activity
dc.subject postmenopause
dc.subject premenopause
dc.subject priority journal
dc.subject psychological aspect
dc.subject quality of life
dc.subject questionnaire
dc.subject symptom
dc.subject vasomotor disorder
dc.subject Adult
dc.subject Female
dc.subject Humans
dc.subject Middle Aged
dc.subject Questionnaires
dc.subject Turkey
dc.title Women's quality of life in the premenopausal and postmenopausal periods
dc.type Article
dc.relation.journal Quality of Life Research
dc.contributor.authorID 0000-0001-8385-210X
dc.identifier.volume 14
dc.identifier.issue 8
dc.identifier.startpage 1795
dc.identifier.endpage 1801
dc.relation.publicationCategory Uluslararası Hakemli Dergi
dc.identifier.index Scopus
dc.identifier.index WOS
dc.identifier.index PubMed

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