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dc.contributor.authorFasero Laiz, María
dc.contributor.authorBaquedano Mainar, Laura
dc.contributor.authorRuiz Campo, Leyre
dc.contributor.authorVarillas Delgado, David 
dc.contributor.authorCoronado, Pluvio J.
dc.date.accessioned2020-09-21T08:27:33Z
dc.date.available2020-09-21T08:27:33Z
dc.date.issued2020
dc.identifier.issn1072-3714spa
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10641/1978
dc.description.abstractObjective: The aim of the study is to evaluate the knowledge that men have about menopause and to analyze whether sociodemographic aspects influence in this knowledge. Methods: 560 consecutive surveys were collected during 2019. The surveys were completed anonymously, voluntarily and without incentives by men. A maximum score of 45 points was considered for the knowledge analysis. Results: The mean age was 49.13 ± 11.1 years. The most frequent source of information to obtain knowledge about menopause were friends (61.4%). The mean of the questionnaire score was 20.69 ± 6.1. The most frequent symptoms associated with menopause were hot flashes and vaginal dryness (93.7%; 48%) and the best-known treatment to improve vaginal health was lubricants at 69.5%. The most common treatment men know for improving menopause symptoms was menopause hormone treatment; however, 27.9% of men think there is no treatment for menopause. Differences between ages in numbers and grades were found (p=0.032). The scores by levels of study showed statistically differences (primary school, high school, professional training and university education (men with a higher level of education had significantly more knowledge) (p=0.013). Differences were showed in men who obtained information from health staff with respect to other sources (p<0.001). Conclusions: The knowledge in men in this sample is limited. Differences between ages, level of education and sources of information were found. No differences were found between public and private hospitals. The teaching of this knowledge should be carried out by trained personnel, preferably health staff.spa
dc.language.isoengspa
dc.publisherMenopausespa
dc.rightsAtribución-NoComercial-SinDerivadas 3.0 España*
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/es/*
dc.subjectMenopausespa
dc.subjectMen surveyspa
dc.subjectKnowledge menopausespa
dc.subjectPerceptions menspa
dc.titleWhat do Spanish men know about menopause?spa
dc.typearticlespa
dc.description.versionpre-printspa
dc.rights.accessRightsopenAccessspa
dc.description.extent224 KBspa
dc.identifier.doi10.1097/GME.0000000000001564spa
dc.relation.publisherversionhttps://journals.lww.com/menopausejournal/Abstract/2020/09000/What_do_Spanish_men_know_about_menopause_.14.aspxspa


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