Menopause status and attitudes in a Turkish midlife female population: an epidemiological study

Ayranci U., Orsal O., Orsal Ö., Arslan G., Emeksiz D. F.

BMC WOMENS HEALTH, vol.10, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/1472-6874-10-1
  • Journal Name: BMC WOMENS HEALTH
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


Background: It is a well accepted status that socio-cultural characteristics may affect the onset of menopause and its characteristics. The aims of this study were to describe the prevalence rates of menopausal symptoms and these symptoms related factors, and to assess the women's attitudes towards some climacteric issues.