Hysterectomy experience among mid-aged Australian women.

  title={Hysterectomy experience among mid-aged Australian women.},
  author={Lorraine Dennerstein and J. Michael G. Shelley and Adriana M. Smith and Mary Ryan},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  volume={161 5},
OBJECTIVES To determine the rate of oophorectomy in, use of hormone replacement therapy by, and health, social and lifestyle factors of, mid-aged Australian women who have undergone hysterectomy. DESIGN AND PARTICIPANTS A community-based cross-sectional survey by telephone interview of a random sample of 2001 Australian-born Melbourne women aged between 45 and 55 years. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES The health status, sociodemographic and lifestyle correlates of women who had undergone hysterectomy… CONTINUE READING

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