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Table 3 The correlations between Menopause Rating Scale (MRS) and the socio-demographic factors with women’s body image

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

Variables Body image (four dimensions and total scores).
Head & face Upper limbs Lower limbs Overall Total score
r r r r r
The severity of menopausal symptoms; Test: Pearson correlation coefficient.
Somatic − 0.23*** − 0.35*** − 0.37*** −0.41*** −0.40***
Psychological − 0.33*** −0.46*** − 0.40*** − 0.47*** − 0.49***
Urogenital −0.30*** − 0.21*** − 0.20*** − 0.27*** −0.29***
Total score − 0.36*** −0.45*** − 0.42*** −0.49*** −0.51***
The socio-demographic factors; Test: Spearman’s correlation coefficient.
Age 0.05 0.05 −0.05 0.11 0.09
Duration of menopause 0.04 0.02 0.01 0.04 0.05
Number of children − 0.02 −0.03 − 0.14* 0.04 −0.03
Education 0.17** 0.21*** 0.23*** 0.13* 0.20***
Education of Husband 0.23*** 0.27*** 0.26*** 0.19** 0.26***
The adequacy of monthly household income 0.27*** 0.33*** 0.29*** 0.27*** 0.32***
  1. * P < 0.05. ** P < 0.01. *** P < 0.001