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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of postmenopausal women participated in the study (N = 300)

From: The relationship between postmenopausal women’s body image and the severity of menopausal symptoms

Variables Mean ± SD/n (%)
Age (years) 55.11 ± 3.99
Duration of menopausea (months) 5.80 ± 4.42
Number of children 3.24 ± 1.63
Occupation
 Housewife or retired 262 (87.3)
 Employed 38 (12.7)
Education
 Illiterate 48 (16.0)
 Diploma and under diploma 203 (67.7)
 Higher diploma 49 (16.3)
Marital status
 Married 286 (95.3)
 Single/ Widow/ Divorced 14 (4.7)
Occupation of Husband
 Employed 156 (52.0)
 Retired or unemployed 144 (48.0)
Education of husband
 Illiterate 31 (10.3)
 Diploma and under diploma 216 (72.0)
 Higher diploma 53(17.7)
Housing status
 The owner 232 (77.3)
 Non-owner 68 (22.7)
The adequacy of monthly household income
 Less than adequate 130 (43.3)
 Adequately or with saving 170 (56.7)
  1. aMenopause is defined as the time when there have been no menstrual periods for 12 consecutive months;