Predicting age at menopause.

  title={Predicting age at menopause.},
  author={Daniel W Cramer and Hong-xing Xu},
  volume={23 3},
This article reviews methodologic and clinical aspects of predicting age at menopause. Lifetable methods or logistic models applied to a perimenopausal population represent the most feasible and the least biased methods for estimating the probability of menopause by age. Information is emerging about risk factors besides age which influence risk for an earlier menopause and include a variety of medical, demographic, environmental, and genetic factors. The concept of menopause as a consequence… CONTINUE READING