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International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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Print ISSN: 2522-6614, Online ISSN: 2522-6622

International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

2021, Vol. 5, Issue 2, Part C

Comparison of women's beliefs regarding hot flashes based on their type of menopause
Author(s): Sibel Ejder Tekgunduz, Serap Apay and Elif Yagmur Gur
Abstract:
Aim: The study was conducted to compare women's beliefs regarding hot flashes based on their form of going through menopause and determine the affecting factors.
Method: The study was conducted on women going through the menopausal period who were admitted to Kars Harakani State Hospital polyclinics between July 2020-February 2021. The study included 303 women (189 surgical menopause + 114 natural menopause). Number, percentage, chi-square, variance analysis were used in the data evaluation.
Results: When considering that the introductory characteristics of groups were similar and the comparison of their HFBS scores, it was found that the difference between the psychological perception sub-dimension average scores only was statistically significant (p<0.05).
Conclusion: It was determined that women in both groups had similar beliefs regarding hot flashes (except for psychological perception), and women had a moderate level of negative beliefs.
Pages: 161-165 | 167 Views | 103 Downloads
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How to cite this article:
Sibel Ejder Tekgunduz, Serap Apay, Elif Yagmur Gur. Comparison of women's beliefs regarding hot flashes based on their type of menopause. Int J Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2021;5(2):161-165. DOI: 10.33545/gynae.2021.v5.i2c.883
International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology