Gender differences in the symptoms and physical and mental well-being of dyspeptics: A population based study

@article{Westbrook2002GenderDI,
  title={Gender differences in the symptoms and physical and mental well-being of dyspeptics: A population based study},
  author={Johanna I. Westbrook and Nicholas J Talley and Mary T. Westbrook},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
  year={2002},
  volume={11},
  pages={283-291}
}
Purpose: To compare women and men with dyspepsia in terms of symptoms, physical and mental well-being and the relationships between individual symptoms and well-being. Methods: A cross-sectional random telephone survey of 2300 Australians identified 748 people with dyspepsia who were interviewed regarding the number, types and severity of symptoms and physical (PCS) and mental well-being (MCS) measured by the SF-12. Results: There were no significant gender differences in number or average… CONTINUE READING
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