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Table 1 Demography, depression and symptom scores among women 45–55 years

From: Prevalence of somatic and urogenital symptoms as well as psychological health in women aged 45 to 55 attending primary health care: a cross-sectional study

  Total score (110)   Pre/peria (69)   Postb (25)   P-value
Age
 (y)c 50 (3)   50 (3.1)   52 (3.0)   0.0049
Education (y)d
 Primary school (< 9) 20 (18)   8 (12)   7 (28)   
 Secondary school (10–12) 51 (46)   31 (45)   11(44)   0.0065
 Tertiary school (>12) 39 (36)   30 (44)   7 (28)   
Workd
In work 92 (84)   57 (83)   21 (84)   0.87
Family statusd
Living with a partner 98 (89)   61 (88)   23 (92)   0.62
MRS scoree
 Somaticf 4.2 (2.9) 4.0 (2–6) 3.9 (2.9) 3.0 (2–6) 5.1 (2.5) 5.0 (4–7) 0.033
 Urogenitalf 2.5 (2.4) 2.0 (1–4) 2.2 (2.3) 2.0 (0–4) 3.2 (2.3) 2.0 (2–5) 0.091
 Psychologcalf 3.8 (3.0) 3.0 (1–6) 3.9 (3.1) 3.0 (1–6) 3.8 (2.8) 4.0 (2–6) 0.90
 Totalf 10 (6.4) 9.5 (5–15) 9.8 (6.6) 8 (4–15) 12 (5.6) 11 (10–15) 0.068
Depression scored,g
 No 58 (53)   36 (52)   12 (48)   
 Mild 45 (41)   29 (42)   11 (44)   
 Moderate 7 (6.4)   4 (58)   2 (8)   0.54
 Major 0 (0.0)   0 (0.0)   0 (0.0)   
 Sumscore h 8.2 (5.9) 6.0 (4–12) 8.6 (6.0) 6 (4–13) 7.6 (5.6) 7 (4–11) 0.58
  1. a Still menstruation
  2. b No menstruation since more than one year ago
  3. c First figure mean values (SD)
  4. d n (%)
  5. e Subscale and total Menopause Rating Scale (MRS) scoring. The reference values for the symptoms are follow: > 8 (somatic), > 6 (psychological), > 3 (urogenital) and > 16 (total MRS) were defined as severe. First figure mean (SD) second figure median (25th and 75th percentile). Degree of severity of the MRS and its domains indicated; Total score; No, little (0–4), Mild (5–8), Moderate (9–16), Severe (17+), Psychological domain; No, little (0–1), Mild (2–3), Moderate (4–6), Severe (7+), Somatic domain; No, little (0–2), Mild (3–4); Moderate (5–8), Severe (9+), Urogenital domain; No, little (0), Mild (1), Moderate (2–3), Severe (4+)
  6. f n 65
  7. g Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS) scoring
  8. h First figure n (%) First figure mean (SD) second figure median (25th and 75th percentile). International standards; 0–6 p no depression, 7–19 p, mild depression, 20–34 p moderate depression, > 34 p severe depression