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Table 2 Proportion of menopausal symptoms among participants according to menopausal status

From: Prevalence and severity of menopause symptoms among perimenopausal and postmenopausal women aged 30-49 years in Gulele sub-city of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Subscale (menopausal symptoms) All (n = 226) Perimenopausal (n = 151) Postmenopausal (n = 75)
Somatic
 Hot flushes
 Heart discomfort
 Difficulty of falling asleep
 Muscle and joint problems
149 (65.9)
50 (22.1)
112 (49.6)
73 (32.3)
86(57.0)
22(14.6)
59 (39.1)
28 (18.5)
63(84.0)
28(37.3)
53(70.7)
45(60.0)
Psychological
 Depressive mood
 Irritability
 Anxiety
 Physical and sexual exhaustion
104 (46.0)
102 (45.1)
90 (39.8)
79 (35.0)
55(36.4)
53(35.1)
46(30.5)
36 (23.8)
49(65.3)
49(65.3)
44 (58.7)
43 (57.3)
Urogenital
 Sexual problems
 Bladder problems
 Dryness of the vagina
61 (27.0)
59 (26.1)
69 (30.5)
23 (15.2)
19(12.6)
21 (13.9)
38 (50.7)
40 (53.3)
48 (64.0)