Climacteric symptoms and knowledge about hormone replacement therapy among Hong Kong Chinese women aged 40-60 years.

@article{Lam2003ClimactericSA,
  title={Climacteric symptoms and knowledge about hormone replacement therapy among Hong Kong Chinese women aged 40-60 years.},
  author={Po Mui Lam and Tse Ngong Leung and Christopher P. Haines and T K H Chung},
  journal={Maturitas},
  year={2003},
  volume={45 2},
  pages={
          99-107
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT), the prevalence of climacteric symptoms, and the knowledge about HRT. METHODS A prospective study was conducted by telephone interview among a randomly selected population-based sample of 978 Hong Kong Chinese women aged 40-60 years. RESULTS Of 414 women with a history of either natural or surgical menopause, 22 (5.3%) and 17 (4.1%), respectively, were either past or current users of HRT. The climacteric symptom scores of… CONTINUE READING
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