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The effects of some characteristics of women and menopause symptoms on menopausal attitude

Sumeyye Yagmur, Ummuhan Akturk


This study conducted to determine the effect of menopause symptoms of women on their menopausal attitudes. Research is a cross-sectional study. The research universe was composed of women aged 40-64 in the regions where 10 Family Health Centers serve Malatya province center. The sample size of the study was determined as 382 people with the power to represent 0.95 universes with the effect size of 0.25 at the level of 0.05 delusion in the 95% confidence range with the power analysis and the research was completed with 400 women. November 2017-November 2018, the research was conducted in Family Health Centers. Descriptive form, menopause symptom scale, menopausal attitude scale were used. Menopause symptoms were found to be 39% and 42% effective on positive emotional attitude and negative emotional attitude. It has been found that some characteristics of women (age, perception of menopause, and how they enter menopause, etc.) and symptoms of menopause have an effect on menopause attitudes.

Key words: Menopause symptoms, menopause attitude, menopause period, sexual life

Med-Science. 2021; 10(4): 1203-10
Medicine Science Vol:10 Issue:4 Year:2021 PP:1087-1567
Posted in Vol: 10 Issue: 4 Year: 2021 December pp: 1087-1567
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