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Table 3 The relationship between the respondents' age groups and theirattitudes towards some statements about climacteric and hormones used during climacteric and postmenopause (Agree and disagree were preferenced by the highest answer rates)

From: Menopause status and attitudes in a Turkish midlife female population: an epidemiological study

  40-44
n(%)
441(28.4)
45-49
n(%)
393(25.3)
50-54
n(%)
395(25.5)
55-59
n(%)
209(13.5)
60-64
n(%)
51(3.3)
65-69
n(%)
62(4.0)
All
n(%)
1551(100.0)
End of being youth*
Agree 395(28.1) 356(25.3) 361(25.7) 195(13.9) 49(3.5) 50(3.6) 1406(90.7)
End of life
Disagree 424(28.3) 378(25.2) 383(25.6) 206(13.8) 49(3.3) 58(3.9) 1498(96.6)
Beginning of getting older*
Agree 373(28.0) 314(23.6) 355(26.7) 185(13.9) 49(3.7) 54(4.1) 1330
End of fecundity
Agree 427(28.2) 382(25.2) 394(26.0) 200(13.2) 51(3.4) 60(4.0) 1514(97.6)
Divorce rate could increase in this period**
Disagree 173(23.3) 153(20.6) 235(31.6) 138(18.5) 15(2.0) 30(4.0) 744(48.0)
I can not endure problems from child or spouse in this period**
Disagree 209(26.2) 170(21.3) 235(29.5) 131(16.4) 18(2.3) 34(4.3) 797(51.4)
End of impurity days*
Agree 418(28.0) 379(25.4) 387(25.9) 204(13.6) 51(3.4) 56(3.7) 1495(96.4)
Beginning of distress**
Disagree 210(21.7) 250(25.9) 278(28.8) 168(17.4) 28(2.9) 32(3.3) 966(62.3)
Period for cuckolding**
Disagree 214(21.8) 241(24.6) 301(30.7) 164(16.7) 30(3.1) 31(3.2) 981(63.2)
I will not be obliged to use sanitary pad**
Agree 387(27.2) 353(24.8) 369(25.9) 207(14.5) 49(3.4) 58(4.1) 1423(91.7)
I will experince no distress such as irregular menses**
Agree 379(27.5) 346(25.1) 357(25.9) 198(14.4) 48(3.5) 51(3.7) 1379(88.9)
I will not be in need of using birth control methods*
Agree 401(27.8) 349(24.2) 377(26.2) 206(14.3) 49(3.4) 59(4.1) 1441
I will be at no risk for getting pregnant**
Agree 357(26.9) 320(24.1) 362(27.3) 196(14.8) 43(3.2) 50(3.8) 1328(85.6)
Woman fells herself in the prime of life**
Agree 363(26.2) 343(24.7) 375(27.0) 200(14.4) 49(3.5) 57(4.1) 1387(89.9)
A period that must be experienced**
Agree 398(29.7) 317(23.7) 345(25.7) 186(13.9) 39(2.9) 55(4.1) 1340(86.4)
It is not necessary a doctor's treatment in this period**
Disagree 249(31.3) 183(23.0) 200(25.2) 109(13.7) 24(13.7) 30(3.0) 795(51.3)
Hormones should be given to all menopausal women**
Agree 265(29.6) 203(22.7) 236(26.4) 126(14.1) 26(2.9) 39(4.4) 895(57.7)
Hormones should be given to all women having menopausal symptoms**
Agree 387(28.0) 325(23.5) 371(26.9) 194(14.0) 50(3.6) 54(3.9) 1381(89.0)
It is the punishment that God gave women**
Disagree 332(30.9) 259(24.1) 251(23.4) 145(13.5) 35(3.3) 52(4.8) 1074(69.2)
The end of unclean days is a reward that God gave to women**
Disagree 332(30.9) 259(24.1) 251(23.4) 145(13.5) 35(3.3) 52(4.8) 1074(69.2)
  1. Those reporting less attitudes and neither agree nor disagree are not shown in Table.
  2. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.001