Life course socioeconomic adversity and age at natural menopause in women from Latin America and the Caribbean.

@article{Velez2010LifeCS,
  title={Life course socioeconomic adversity and age at natural menopause in women from Latin America and the Caribbean.},
  author={Maria P Velez and Beatriz Eugenia Alvarado and Catherine Lord and Maria Victoria Zunzunegui},
  journal={Menopause},
  year={2010},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={
          552-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess the association between life course socioeconomic adversity and age at menopause in Latin America and the Caribbean. METHODS Data from 4,056 women aged 60 to 79 years randomly selected from seven cities in Latin America and the Caribbean were analyzed. Cox proportional hazards models were used to estimate the probability of age at menopause by indicators of life course socioeconomic adversity. RESULTS Median age at menopause was 50 years. The… CONTINUE READING
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