Health-related quality of life issues in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.

  title={Health-related quality of life issues in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.},
  author={Judy Griffin McCook and Nancy E Reame and Samuel S. Thatcher},
  journal={Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing : JOGNN},
  volume={34 1},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the influence of obesity, fertility status, and androgenism scores on health-related quality of life in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). DESIGN Cross-sectional, correlational. SETTING Private reproductive endocrinology practice in two southeast U.S. cities. PARTICIPANTS Convenience sample of 128 women with PCOS, half of whom were attempting to conceive in addition to being treated for PCOS. Most were White (97%), married (78%), with a mean age of 30.4… CONTINUE READING


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