Individual Study / AJMWHS

Australian and Japanese Midlife Women’s Health Study

Australian and Japanese Midlife Women’s Health Study

Initiatives -
The aim of the study was to explore the effects of country of residence on menopausal status and menopausal symptoms in Australian and Japanese women. The study objectives included exploring the impact of country of residence (Australia and Japan) and menopausal status on menopausal symptoms, and identifying whether country of residence (Australia and Japan) moderates the relationship between menopausal status and menopausal symptoms. *Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study. *
Start Year
2001
End Year
2002
Funding
Queensland University of Technology Early Career Research Grant, JSPS Grant-in-aid for Scientific Research.

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Prof. Debra Andersen
    Queensland University of Technology

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Anderson D, Yoshizawa T, Gollschewski S, Atogami F, Courtney M. Menopause in Australia and Japan: effects of country of residence on menopausal status and menopausal symptoms. Climacteric. 2004 Jun;7(2):165-74. doi: 10.1080/13697130410001713760.

PUBMED 15497905

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
1,743
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Women aged between 40 and 60 years

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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