Climacteric. Mar;8(1) Greene Climacteric Scale: norms in an Australian population in relation to age and menopausal status. Travers C(1), O’ Neill. OBJECTIVES: The purposes of the present study were to assess the factorial structure and reliability of the Greene Climacteric Scale (GCS). Maturitas. Jul 16;51(3) Measuring climacteric symptoms in an Ecuadorian population with the Greene Climacteric Scale. Sierra B(1), Hidalgo LA.

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Instrument Information The scale is intended specifically to be a brief and standard measure of core climacteric symptoms or complaints to be used for comparative and replicative purposes across different types of studies whether they are medical, psychological, sociological or epidemiological in nature. Completion time for the scale is approximately 5 minutes. Support Center Support Center.

Hot Flush Behavior Scale or Hunter menopause scale. Three separate sub-scales measure vasomotor symptoms, somatic symptoms, psychological symptoms, and an additional probe related to sexual function. Clear Turn Off Turn On. Our results suggest that the Portuguese version of the GCS is a reliable and a valid instrument for the measurement of climacteric-related factors in postmenopausal women. Instrument Scoring The Greene Climacteric Scale consists of 21 items in four domains plus one sexual function probe.

Not a specific measure but a term used for single-item visual analogue scales designed to measure overall quality of life when 0 is the lowest possible and is the highest possible quality of life. Mean age of this sample was The total Greene Climacteric score for postmenopausal was found to be higher than premenopausal total score The number of items in each domain and the item numbers that refer to that domain are noted below: Scores are assigned as follows:.


Measuring climacteric symptoms in an Ecuadorian population with the Greene Climacteric Scale.

Construct validity has been demonstrated in relation to life stress, bereavement, psychological treatment, and hormone replacement therapy. The scores are summed for a total quality-of-life score, in which climacferic higher score indicates a worse quality of life.

These values are statistically highly significant. A sample of Caucasian women, with ages between 47 and 91 years, divided into four age groups Each symptom is rated from 0 to 3 according to severity. As the leading and preferred supplier of translation and linguistic validation solutions to the life science industry, we provide zero-defect translations you can trust.

Learn more about our services! Measures overall quality of life and has 5 subscales including physical, social, emotional, functional well-being, and breast concerns.

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The recommended cut-off points are:. Global quality of life. Women agednon hormone therapy HT users, with intact uterus and ovaries, attending the Gynecologic Outpatient Service of the Enrique C.

Learn more about our services! Depending on the purpose of the research and research questions, climacheric scale would be supplemented by other measures assessing characteristics of climacteric women relevant to the hypotheses being studied.

Measuring climacteric symptoms in an Ecuadorian population with the Greene Climacteric Scale.

The scale is designed for completion by the subject, but if desired svale necessary, it could be used in the form of a structured interview. Logistic regression analysis confirmed all these associations except for parity, which was excluded as a risk factor for higher vasomotor scorings. The greeene frequently and intensive presenting symptoms of the 21 symptoms composing the scale were: Vasomotor symptoms hot flushes and sweating at night were experienced most frequently by the younger age group years while nonspecific symptoms e.


Content Validity — Only symptoms which have been confirmed by other factorial studies as having a statistically significant factor loading have been included in the final scale. Psychological symptoms can be further sub-divided to measure anxiety and depression. Climacteruc and postmenopausal urban Scottish women randomly sampled from the electoral role or consecutive referrals to a menopause clinic.

This was true whether the sample is from the general population or from a patient population. This indicates a very high degree of concurrence regarding the climacreric symptoms. Each symptom is rated by the subject according to its severity using a four point rating scale.

A numerical index that scores 11 menopausal symptoms: Please review our privacy policy.