Cross-cultural analysis of determinants of hot flashes and night sweats: Latin-American immigrants to Madrid and their Spanish neighbors.

@article{PrezAlcal2013CrossculturalAO,
  title={Cross-cultural analysis of determinants of hot flashes and night sweats: Latin-American immigrants to Madrid and their Spanish neighbors.},
  author={Irene P{\'e}rez-Alcal{\'a} and Lynnette Leidy Sievert and Carla Makhlouf Obermeyer and David Sven Reher},
  journal={Menopause},
  year={2013},
  volume={20 11},
  pages={1111-9}
}
OBJECTIVE This study applies a biocultural perspective to better understand the determinants of hot flashes and night sweats within immigrant and local populations in Madrid, Spain. METHODS A combined sample of 575 women from Madrid, aged 45 to 55 years, was drawn from two studies. The Spanish sample (n = 274) participated in The Decisions At Menopause Study in 2000-2002. The Latin-American sample (n = 301) was drawn from immigrants to Madrid in 2010-2011. χ(2) analyses and logistic… CONTINUE READING
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