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Hajikazemi E. Factors effecting menopausal age. IJN. 1999; 13 (23) :18-23
URL: http://ijn.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1372-en.html

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Background: Factors effecting menopausal age are many, including body mass index (8M!), menstural and reproductive history.

Objective: To determine the relation between 8MI, menstural and reproductive factors and menopausal age .

Design: It was a correlational study. The data was drawn from one group of women. Variables were correlated using proper statistical tests.

Sample: Three hundred menopausic women were chosen by cluster random sampling. The study was conducted in north of Tehran.

Result: Findings indicated that menopausal age was posetively related to 8MI, duration of menstural cycle, and number of pregnancies. The age of first pregnancy had an inverse effcet.

Conclusion: The age of first pregnancy is an important factor that needs special attention and program planning.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: nursing
Received: 2012/12/1 | Accepted: 2014/01/5 | Published: 2014/01/5

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