Quality of life in a large cohort of mid-aged Colombian women assessed using the Cervantes Scale

@article{MonterrosaCastro2012QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life in a large cohort of mid-aged Colombian women assessed using the Cervantes Scale},
  author={{\'A}lvaro Monterrosa-Castro and Ivette Romero-P{\'e}rez and Martha Marrugo-Fl{\'o}rez and Ana Mar{\'i}a Fern{\'a}ndez-Alonso and Peter Chedraui and Faustino R. P{\'e}rez-L{\'o}pez},
  journal={Menopause: The Journal of The North American Menopause Society},
  year={2012},
  volume={19},
  pages={924–930}
}
ObjectiveThe aim of this study was to assess quality of life (QoL) in a cohort of mid-aged Colombian women using the Cervantes Scale (CS). MethodsIn this cross-sectional study, 1,739 healthy women aged 40 to 59 years were asked to simultaneously fill out the CS and a questionnaire containing general female demographic data. The CS includes four domains: menopause and health (15 items), psychological (9 items), sexuality (4 items), and couple relationship (3 items). In addition, the menopause… 

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