Individual Study / SFMWHS

San Francisco Midlife Women’s Health Study

San Francisco Midlife Women’s Health Study

Initiatives -
To describe changes in the biopsychosocial health of midlife women through the menopausal transition. *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
1996
End Year
2002

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Professor Catherine Lynch Gilliss
    Duke University School of Nursing

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
5 years

Marker Paper

Jones, H. J., Sternberg, R. M., Janson, S. L., & Lee, K. A. (2016). A Qualitative Understanding of Midlife Sources of Stress and Support in African-American Women. Journal of National Black Nurses' Association : JNBNA, 27(1), 24–30.

PUBMED 11224947

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
346
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other