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Table 2 Frequency and severity of menopausal symptoms

From: Frequency of symptoms, determinants of severe symptoms, validity of and cut-off score for Menopause Rating Scale (MRS) as a screening tool: A cross-sectional survey among midlife Nepalese women

Menopausal symptoms Number (%) Severe Very severe
Somatic
Sleeping problems 574 (78.7) 93 1
Hot flushes, sweating 508 (69.7) 157 75
Joint and muscular discomfort 500 (68.6) 86 0
Heart discomfort 360 (49.4) 0 0
Psychological
Physical and mental exhaustion 536 (73.5) 68 4
Depressive mood 402 (55.2) 109 12
Irritability 339 (46.5) 105 10
Anxiety 334 (45.8) 114 7
Urogenital
Dryness of vagina 449 (61.6) 102 4
Bladder problems 385 (52.8) 38 2
Sexual problems 343 (47.1) 56 6