Experience of menopausal symptoms by women in an urban community in Ibadan, Nigeria.

@article{OlaOlorun2009ExperienceOM,
  title={Experience of menopausal symptoms by women in an urban community in Ibadan, Nigeria.},
  author={Funmilola OlaOlorun and Taiwo Olubanke Lawoyin},
  journal={Menopause},
  year={2009},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={822-30}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and distribution of menopausal symptoms among women in Ibadan in the 4-week period preceding the survey and factors associated with these symptoms. METHODS A descriptive cross-sectional, community-based study was carried out on Nigerian women aged 40 to 60 years, using the multistage sampling technique. Quantitative data were collected on sociodemographic, obstetric, and gynecological variables as well as symptom experience in… CONTINUE READING
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