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Table 2 Prevalence of menopause symptoms in Menopause Rating Scale (MRS) for Swedish women aged 45–55

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

Symptoms None % (n) Mild % (n) Moderate % (n) Severe % (n) Very severe % (n)
Somatica
 Hot flushes, sweating: 34 (37/109) 32 (35/109) 29 (32/109) 4.0 (4/109) 1.0 (1/109)
 Heart discomfort: 52 (56/108) 28 (30/108) 19 (21/108) 1.0 (1/108)
 Sleeping problems: 33 (36/108) 26 (28/108) 24 (26/108) 13(14/108) 5.0 (5/108)
 Muscle and joint problems: 38 (42/108) 21(23/108) 28 (31/108) 10 (11/108) 2.0 (2/108)
Psychologicala
 Depressive mood: 33 (36/108) 26 (28/108) 24 (26/108) 13 (14/108) 5.0 (5/108)
 Irritability: 41 (44/108) 37 (40/108) 17 (18/108) 6.0 (6/108)
 Anxiety: 47 (51/108) 33 (36/108) 16 (17/108) 4.0 (4/108)
 Physical and mental exhaustion: 27 (29/109) 44 (48/109) 19 (21/109) 8.0 (9/109) 2.0 (2/109)
Urogenitala
 Sexual problems: 38 (42/109) 33 (36/109) 20 (22/109) 5.0 (5/109) 4.0 (4/109)
 Bladder problems: 50 (53/108) 34 (37/108) 12 (13/108) 3.0 (3/108) 2.0 (2/108)
 Dryness of vagina: 53 (57/108) 28 (30/108) 12 (13/108) 5.0 (5/108) 3.0 (3/108)
  1. a Higher values indicated more severe symptoms