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Four "often" reported symptoms were urinary frequency (52.2 ), tiredness (45.5 ), poor sleep (27.5 ) and back pain (19.5 ). Among the women surveyed, 16.2 claimed to sometimes or often be incontinent. Referrals to the incontinence nurse increased > 8 fold during the study period. Conclusions: The PSI provides a comprehensive inventory of pregnancy related symptoms, with a mechanism for assessing
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And. 2UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research and National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), P.O. Box 3033501, Tampere, Finland. 3 Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, National Institute for Health Development, Hiiu 42, 11619, Tallinn, Estonia. Received: 15 February 2012 Accepted: 17 December 2012 Published: 21 December 2012 References 1. Hemminki E, Topo P, Kangas I: Experience
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Te partner violence against women in the Erbil city of the Kurdistan region, IraqHazha H Al-Atrushi1, Namir G Al-Tawil2, Nazar P Shabila2* and Tariq S Al-HadithiAbstractBackground: Violence against women is a worldwide problem and serious human rights abuse that occurs among all social, cultural, economic and religious groups. There is a paucity of research on intimate partner violence against wom
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En in the control groups (n = 486) were grouped by the number of years followed, with the prevalence and severity of symptoms calculated both cross-sectionally and longitudinally. Results: About two thirds of the women (67 ) reported vasomotor symptoms and half (46 ) bothersome symptoms at recruitment. In the cross-sectional analysis, their prevalence declined between recruitment and 1-year follow
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Women. Women (aged 16 to 65 years) attending two public hospitals in Erbil city for reproductive health problems were included in the study. The study was conducted between 1st of October 2009 and 30th of March 2011. Each woman was seen only once. Intimate partner violence was assessed by administering a modified version of the World Health Organization's domestic violence questionnaire through di
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E therapy to either placebo or nothing (the control groups) [21]. Women were recruited in Estonia from 1999?001, and followed by annually mailed questionnaires in 2000?004. Detailed descriptions of the recruitment, inclusion and exclusion criteria, trial treatment, adherence, follow-up and trial outcomes as well as the content of information leaflets and trial questionnaires have been published el
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Men's experience of the menopause. Br J Obstet Gynaecol 1996, 103:1025?028. Mitchell ES, Woods NF: Symptom experiences of midlife women: observations from the Seattle midlife women's health study. Maturitas 1996, 25:1?0. Jokinen K, Rautava P, M inen J, Ojanlatva A, Sundell J, Helenius H: Experience of climacteric symptoms among 42?6 and 52?6-year-old women. Maturitas 2003, 46:199?05. Col NF, Guthr
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Ps were very similar by the studied background characteristics. Table 2 gives the prevalence of vasomotor symptoms according to a cross-sectional analysis. At the time of recruitment, about two thirds of the women reported vasomotor symptoms, and about a half regarded them as bothersome. In the survey a year later, less (53 ) of women reported vasomotor symptoms and a third found them bothersome.