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Table 1 Characteristics.

From: Age-specific symptom prevalence in women 35–64 years old: A population-based study

  n mean or %
Age (years) 2991 49.6 ± 8.5
Educational level   
   Compulsory school only 831 28.5
   Vocational school/high school 1299 44.5
   College or university 787 27.0
Smoking habits   
   Never smoked 1315 45.1
   Ex-smoker 838 28.7
   Current smoker 763 26.2
Body mass index (kg/(m2))   
   15–24 1704 59.3
   25–30 888 30.9
   >30 201 9.8
Mood   
   Poor (1–3) 207 7.1
   Moderately good or good (4–6) 2182 74.6
   Excellent (7) 534 18.3
Self-rated health   
   Poor (1–3) 338 11.6
   Moderately good or good (4–6) 2020 69.1
   Excellent (7) 564 19.3
Hormone replacement therapy   
   no use 2428 82.7
   current use 441 15.0
   past use 67 2.3
Symptom relieving therapy   
   no use 2450 83.4
   current use 375 12.8
   past use 111 3.8
  1. Psycho-socio-economic characteristics of the study population.