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[Comparison of climacteric syndrome symptoms among perimenopausal women from Mexico City and one Zapotec community of Oaxaca, Mexico].

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Source
Ginecol Obstet Mex. 2010 Feb;78(2):116-20
Publication Type
Article
Date
Feb-2010
Author
Sebastián Carranza-Lira
Marco Antonio Flores-Miranda
Irán Gómez-Brigada
Author Affiliation
Unidad Médica de Alta Especialidad, Hospital de Ginecoobstetricia Luis Castelazo Ayala, México, DF. scarranzal@mexis.com
Source
Ginecol Obstet Mex. 2010 Feb;78(2):116-20
Date
Feb-2010
Language
Spanish
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Affect
Arrhythmias, Cardiac - epidemiology
Ethnic Groups - statistics & numerical data
Female
Hot Flashes - epidemiology
Humans
Life Style
Mexico - epidemiology
Middle Aged
Nervous System Diseases - epidemiology
Pain - epidemiology
Perimenopause
Rural Population
Sweating
Syndrome
Urban Population
Weight Gain
Abstract
Climacteric syndrome accompanies the menopause and it has been studied in different cultures, with different results among them.
To compare the differences in the presentation of the climacteric syndrome among urban and rural women.
A transverse, study was carried out, in which climacteric symptoms were evaluated with the previously validated modified SUMEVA scale in two groups of perimenopausal women. Group 1, indigenous Zapotec spoken women from San Ildefonso Villa Alta, Oaxaca. Group 2, women from Mexico City that attended the gynecologic endocrinology consultation of the UMAE Hospital of Ginecobstetricia "Luis Castelazo Ayala".
Central tendency and dispersion measurements were done. The comparison among the groups for continuous variables was carried out by Student t-test and for those discontinuous chi2.
The mean score of the SUMEVA scale was 42.3 +/- 31.2 for the rural women and 63.7 +/- 48.6 for Mexico's city women (p
PubMed ID
20939214 View in PubMed
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