Individual Study / DAMES

Decisions At Menopause Study

Decisions At Menopause Study

Initiatives -
DAMES investigates the experience of menopause in four countries: Lebanon, Morocco, Spain and USA. The aims are to investigate reported frequencies of menopausal symptoms among women in four countries and to assess the relative role of menopause status,country of residence, and other factors in explaining differences in symptomatology. *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
1997
End Year
2002
Funding
DAMES-Lebanon and DAMES-Morocco: National Science Foundation Behavioral Science Branch (SBR-9600721); DAMES-USA:Grant from the National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Aging, number 5RO1 AG17578-03.

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. David Sven Reher Sullivan
    Universidad Complutense
  • Carla Makhlouf Obermeyer
    Harvard University

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Obermeyer, Carla Makhlouf DSc1; Reher, David PhD2; Saliba, Matilda MSc3 Symptoms, menopause status, and country differences: a comparative analysis from DAMES, Menopause: July-August 2007 - Volume 14 - Issue 4 - p 788-797 doi: 10.1097/gme.0b013e318046eb4a

PUBMED 17507832

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
1,190
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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