Parity and Menarche as Risk Factors of Time of Menopause Occurrence

Mirzeta Rizvanovic, Devleta Balic, Zumra Begic, Adnan Babovic, Gordana Bogadanovic, Lejla Kameric
2013 Medicinski arhiv  
2 Dispensary the protection of women, JZU Health Centre Kalesija, Kalesija, Bosnia and Herzegovina 3 I ntroduction: Menopause is the last physiological menstruation and represents a crucial moment in the life of every woman. Objective of the study: Determine the effect of parity and menarche as risk factors in the time of menopause occurrence. Patients and methods: This study included 460 women in natural menopause. Each patient has undergone an interview based on the questionnaire, following
more » ... nnaire, following the verbal consent of the patient who was previously explained nature of the research. Statistical analysis of data was carried out by the usual statistical methods of descriptive statistics, using regression models and "hazard ratio" for the period of life compared to the individual parameters. Results : The average age of menopause occurrence in women who gave birth, was somewhat higher (48.6), in comparison to women who did not give birth (47.8 ), but the difference was not statistically important (t=-1.07, p=0.287). In the study group there was no correlation between the age of menarche occurrence and the age of menopause occurrence. Conclusion: There is no correlation between the age of menarche occurrence, parity and age of the menopause.
doi:10.5455/medarh.2013.67.336-338 pmid:24601165 fatcat:ulpva27kkfavdnozkpoc7jmgky