Determinants of age at menopause in women attending menopause clinics in Italy.

@article{Parazzini2007DeterminantsOA,
  title={Determinants of age at menopause in women attending menopause clinics in Italy.},
  author={Fabio Parazzini},
  journal={Maturitas},
  year={2007},
  volume={56 3},
  pages={280-7}
}
OBJECTIVE We analysed the mean age at menopause and its determinants in 31,000 women attending menopause clinics in Italy. DESIGN Between 1997 and 2003 we conducted a large cross-sectional study on the characteristics of peri- and post-menopausal women attending a network of first-level outpatient menopause clinics in Italy for general counseling or treatment of menopausal symptoms. Spontaneous menopause was defined as natural cessation of menses for 12 or more months. A total of 31,834 women… CONTINUE READING