Menopausal transition in Movima women, a Bolivian Native-American.

  title={Menopausal transition in Movima women, a Bolivian Native-American.},
  author={Camil Castelo-Branco and Santiago Palacios and Desire{\'e} Mostajo and Cristina Tobar and Sueli von Helde},
  volume={51 4},
BACKGROUND Although it is well accepted that socio-cultural influences may affect the onset of menopause and the symptoms experienced, there are scant data related to native indigenous populations. OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to study in a native population of South America (The Movima, Bolivia) the menopausal transition. SUBJECTS AND METHODS In this cross-sectional survey a total of 125 Movima women between 35 and 54 years old was included. All of them answered a questionnaire and a face-to… CONTINUE READING

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