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Table 4 Comparison of MRS scores and severe menopausal symptoms according to the menopausal status

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

Variable Premenopause
N = 267
Perimenopause
N = 215
Postmenopause
N = 247
p-value
Total MRS score (Mean & SD) 5.3 (3.79) 12.28 (3.36) 16.24 (4.81) < 0.001*
Somatic symptoms (Mean & SD) 2.17 (2.06) 5.27 (1.96) 7.17 (2.34) < 0.001*
Psychological symptoms (Mean & SD) 1.82 (1.31) 3.61 (1.60) 4.36 (2.12) < 0.001*
Urogenital symptoms (Mean & SD) 1.30 (1.51) 3.39 (1.70) 4.72 (2.11) < 0.001
Severe symptoms (Number and percentage) 8 (2.9) 41 (19.1) 154 (62.3) < 0.001 α
  1. * ANOVA test α Chi square test