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Table 4 Prevalence of self-rated severity of menopausal symptoms among women aged 30-49 in Gulele, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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

Symptoms Mild % (95% CI) Moderate % (95% CI) Severe % (95% CI) Very severe % (95% CI)
Hot flushes 34.96 (28.8-41.6) 26.55 (20.9-32.8) 3.98 (1.8-7.4) 0.4 (0.01-2.4)
Sleep problems 35.40 (29.17-42.01) 11.50 (7.65-16.40) 2.21 (0.72-5.09) 0.44 (0.01-2.44)
Depressive mood 34.51 (28.33-41.10) 10.18 (6.56-14.88) 1.33 (0.27-3.83)
Irritability 30.53(24.60-36.98) 11.95 (8.02-16.90) 2.65 (0.98-5.69)
Anxiety 27.43 (21.73-33.74) 10.18 (6.56-14.88) 2.21 (0.72-5.09)
Physical and mental exhaustion 24.34 (18.89-30.47) 8.41 (5.14-12.82) 2.21 (0.72-5.09)
Joint and muscular discomfort 16.81 (12.18-22.34) 13.27 (9.14-18.40) 2.21 (0.72-5.09)
Dryness of vagina 23.01 (17.69-29.05) 5.31 (2.77-9.09) 2.21 (0.72-5.09)
Sexual problems 19.47 (14.52-25.24) 5.31 (2.77-9.09) 2.21 (0.72-5.09)
Bladder problems 17.26 (12.57-22.83) 6.19 (3.43-10.18) 2.65 (0.98-5.69)
Heart discomfort 14.69 (10.27-19.89) 6.19 (3.43-10.18) 1.33 (0.27-3.83)