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Section_A.Gender = 2

1 EXPR IS FALSE (see V05565)

2 EXPR IS TRUE

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    Variable Label: Age of 1st period


    PR2.

    This part of the interview is about women's health issues. How old were you when you had your first menstrual period?

    IF VOL: 'NEVER HAD A MENSTRUAL PERIOD', CODE 997

    IF R REPORTS AGE OF LESS THAN 10 YEARS OLD, RECORD ACTUAL AGE IN A REMARK

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    • Valid N: 3075
    • Refused: 61
    • Don't Know: 10
    • Missing (Other): 6
    • Missing (System): 2930
    MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
    12.9210.4713.0005.000555.000
    • Valid Range: 5 - 555
    • Total Cases: 6082

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    PR2 <> 997

    1 EXPR IS FALSE (see V05565)

    2 EXPR IS TRUE

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      Variable Label: 1st period earlier/later/same time compared to friends


      PR3.

      Did you have your first menstrual period earlier, later, or at about the same time as other girls you knew?

      1 EARLIER

      2 LATER

      3 ABOUT THE SAME TIME (see V05540)

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      ValueLabelFrequencyValid
      Percent
      Total
      Percent
      1EARLIER53117.71%08.73%
      2LATER74524.85%12.25%
      3ABOUT THE SAME TIME172257.44%28.31%
      -9REFUSED7-00.12%
      -8DONT KNOW141-02.32%
      .Missing2936-48.27%

      Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

      • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
      • Total Cases: 6082

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      Variable Label: 1st period a lot/little earlier/later than friends


      PR3a.

      A lot [(earlier/later)], somewhat, or only a little [(earlier/later)]?

      1 A LOT

      2 SOMEWHAT

      3 A LITTLE

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      ValueLabelFrequencyValid
      Percent
      Total
      Percent
      1A LOT43734.44%07.19%
      2SOMEWHAT40631.99%06.68%
      3A LITTLE42633.57%07.00%
      -9REFUSED1-00.02%
      -8DONT KNOW6-00.10%
      .Missing4806-79.02%

      Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

      • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
      • Total Cases: 6082

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      Variable Label: Taken birth control pills


      PR4.

      Have you ever taken birth control pills?

      1 YES

      5 NO (see V05544)

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      ValueLabelFrequencyValid
      Percent
      Total
      Percent
      1YES213268.05%35.05%
      5NO100131.95%16.46%
      -9REFUSED7-00.12%
      -8DONT KNOW6-00.10%
      .Missing2936-48.27%

      Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

      • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
      • Total Cases: 6082

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      Variable Label: Age 1st taken birth control pills


      PR4a.

      How old were you when you started taking birth control pills?

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      • Valid N: 2101
      • Refused: 30
      • Don't Know: 1
      • Missing (Other): 0
      • Missing (System): 3950
      MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
      19.6904.7019.0012.00049.000
      • Valid Range: 12 - 49
      • Total Cases: 6082

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      Variable Label: Still take birth control pills


      PR4b.

      Do you still take them now?

      1 YES (see V05544)

      5 NO

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      ValueLabelFrequencyValid
      Percent
      Total
      Percent
      1YES27612.95%04.54%
      5NO185687.05%30.52%
      .Missing3950-64.95%

      Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

      • Missing Data Codes: . (Missing)
      • Total Cases: 6082

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      Variable Label: Age stopped taking birth control pills


      PR4c.

      How old were you when you stopped taking them?

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      • Valid N: 1802
      • Refused: 53
      • Don't Know: 1
      • Missing (Other): 0
      • Missing (System): 4226
      MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
      25.6507.0925.0012.00055.000
      • Valid Range: 12 - 55
      • Total Cases: 6082

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      Variable Label: Operation to remove ovaries/uterus


      PR5.

      Have you ever had an operation to remove either your ovaries or your uterus?

      1 YES

      5 NO (see V05546)

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      ValueLabelFrequencyValid
      Percent
      Total
      Percent
      1YES56317.96%09.26%
      5NO257282.04%42.29%
      -9REFUSED7-00.12%
      -8DONT KNOW4-00.07%
      .Missing2936-48.27%

      Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

      • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
      • Total Cases: 6082

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      Variable Label: Age ovaries/uterus removed


      PR5a.

      How old were you when you had that operation?

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      • Valid N: 544
      • Refused: 19
      • Don't Know: 0
      • Missing (Other): 0
      • Missing (System): 5519
      MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
      37.2308.4437.0014.00055.000
      • Valid Range: 14 - 55
      • Total Cases: 6082

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      Variable Label: Still menstruating/stopped temporaily/stopped permanently


      PR6.

      Do you still have menstrual periods, have you stopped having periods temporarily, or have you stopped having periods permanently?

      1 STILL HAVE PERIODS (see V05555)

      2 STOPPED TEMPORARILY (see V05552)

      3 STOPPED PERMANENTLY

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      ValueLabelFrequencyValid
      Percent
      Total
      Percent
      1STILL HAVE PERIODS192861.56%31.70%
      2STOPPED TEMPORARILY17305.52%02.84%
      3STOPPED PERMANENTLY103132.92%16.95%
      -9REFUSED9-00.15%
      -8DONT KNOW5-00.08%
      .Missing2936-48.27%

      Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

      • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
      • Total Cases: 6082

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      Variable Label: Age last period


      PR7.

      How old were you when had your last menstrual period?

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      • Valid N: 941
      • Refused: 89
      • Don't Know: 1
      • Missing (Other): 0
      • Missing (System): 5051
      MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
      43.3208.8444.0014.00065.000
      • Valid Range: 14 - 65
      • Total Cases: 6082

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      Variable Label: Taken hormone replacement pills for menopausal symptoms


      PR8.

      Did you ever take hormone replacement pills for menopausal symptoms?

      1 YES

      5 NO (see V05552)

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      ValueLabelFrequencyValid
      Percent
      Total
      Percent
      1YES31030.24%05.10%
      5NO71569.76%11.76%
      -9REFUSED2-00.03%
      -8DONT KNOW4-00.07%
      .Missing5051-83.05%

      Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

      • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
      • Total Cases: 6082

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      Variable Label: Age 1st taken hormone replacements


      PR9.

      How old were you when you started taking hormone replacement pills?

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      • Valid N: 303
      • Refused: 7
      • Don't Know: 0
      • Missing (Other): 0
      • Missing (System): 5772
      MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
      44.0209.3345.0018.00065.000
      • Valid Range: 18 - 65
      • Total Cases: 6082

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      Variable Label: Still take hormone replacements


      PR10.

      Are you still taking them?

      1 YES (see V05552)

      5 NO

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      ValueLabelFrequencyValid
      Percent
      Total
      Percent
      1YES17355.81%02.84%
      5NO13744.19%02.25%
      .Missing5772-94.90%

      Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

      • Missing Data Codes: . (Missing)
      • Total Cases: 6082

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      Variable Label: Age stopped taking hormone replacements


      PR11.

      How old were you when you stopped taking them?

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      • Valid N: 126
      • Refused: 11
      • Don't Know: 0
      • Missing (Other): 0
      • Missing (System): 5945
      MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
      46.0511.1449.0016.00065.000
      • Valid Range: 16 - 65
      • Total Cases: 6082

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      PR6 = 2

      1 EXPR IS FALSE (see V05555)

      2 EXPR IS TRUE

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        Variable Label: Why periods have stopped-1st mention


        PR12.

        Why have your periods stopped?

        INTERVIEWER SELECT ALL THAT APPLY. DO NOT PROBE

        1 PREGNANCY (see V05555)

        2 DIETING (see V05555)

        3 HEAVY EXERCISE (see V05555)

        4 BIRTH CONTROL PILLS (see V05555)

        5 POSSIBLE BEGINNING OF MENOPAUSE (see V05555)

        6 OTHER (SPECIFY) (see V05555)

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        ValueLabelFrequencyValid
        Percent
        Total
        Percent
        1PREGNANCY5029.24%00.82%
        4BIRTH CONTROL PILLS1005.85%00.16%
        5POSSIBLE BEGINNING OF MENAPAUSE5431.58%00.89%
        6OTHER (SPECIFY)5733.33%00.94%
        -8DONT KNOW2-00.03%
        .Missing5909-97.16%

        Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

        • Valid Range: -
        • Missing Data Codes: -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
        • Total Cases: 6082

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        PR12s.

        Please specify

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        • Valid Range: 0 - 0


        Variable Label: Ever had PMS


        PR13.

        Many women find that their mood becomes much worse in the week before their menstrual period and then returns to normal within a few days after their period starts. The changes in mood usually involve things like feeling sad, depressed, sensitive, anxious, tense or irritable. Did you ever have a time in your life like this when your mood became much worse in the week before your menstrual period?

        1 YES

        5 NO (see V05565)

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        ValueLabelFrequencyValid
        Percent
        Total
        Percent
        1YES123939.90%20.37%
        5NO186660.10%30.68%
        -9REFUSED10-00.16%
        -8DONT KNOW31-00.51%
        .Missing2936-48.27%

        Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

        • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
        • Total Cases: 6082

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        Variable Label: Most sev-# mths/yr mood changes worse wk before period


        PR14.

        During the time in your life when these mood changes were frequent and severe about how many months out of 12 each year were your moods much worse during the week before your period? (You can use any number between 1 and 12).

        Additional Documentation

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        • Valid N: 1192
        • Refused: 45
        • Don't Know: 2
        • Missing (Other): 0
        • Missing (System): 4843
        MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
        06.9704.1306.0001.00012.000
        • Valid Range: 1 - 12
        • Total Cases: 6082

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        PR14 >= 7

        1 EXPR IS FALSE (see V05565)

        2 EXPR IS TRUE

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          Variable Label: Most sev-# mths/yr mood changes worse wk before period


          PR16.

          During the week before your period in a typical month when you had mood changes, was your mood much worse than normal all the time, most of the time, some of the time, or only a little of the time?

          1 ALL THE TIME

          2 MOST OF THE TIME

          3 SOME OF THE TIME (see V05565)

          4 A LITTLE OF THE TIME (see V05565)

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          ValueLabelFrequencyValid
          Percent
          Total
          Percent
          1ALL THE TIME9618.57%01.58%
          2MOST OF THE TIME17333.46%02.84%
          3SOME OF THE TIME15730.37%02.58%
          4A LITTLE OF THE TIME9117.60%01.50%
          .Missing5565-91.50%

          Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

          • Missing Data Codes: . (Missing)
          • Total Cases: 6082

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          Variable Label: Also had probs like concentration/tired/change in app/sleep


          PR16a.

          Did you usually also have any other problems at the same time, such as difficulty concentrating, tiredness, change in appetite, or change in sleep?

          1 YES

          5 NO (see V05565)

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          ValueLabelFrequencyValid
          Percent
          Total
          Percent
          1YES18267.91%02.99%
          5NO8632.09%01.41%
          -8DONT KNOW1-00.02%
          .Missing5813-95.58%

          Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

          • Missing Data Codes: -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
          • Total Cases: 6082

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          Variable Label: PMS interfered with work/social life/relationships


          PR19.

          How much did these problems with your mood ever interfere with either your work, your social life, or your personal relationships - not at all, a little, some, a lot or extremely?

          1 NOT AT ALL (see V05565)

          2 A LITTLE (see V05565)

          3 SOME

          4 A LOT

          5 EXTREMELY

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          ValueLabelFrequencyValid
          Percent
          Total
          Percent
          1NOT AT ALL2614.29%00.43%
          2A LITTLE5429.67%00.89%
          3SOME4725.82%00.77%
          4A LOT4524.73%00.74%
          5EXTREMELY1005.49%00.16%
          .Missing5900-97.01%

          Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

          • Missing Data Codes: . (Missing)
          • Total Cases: 6082

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          Variable Label: Unable to work/acts due to PMS


          PR19a.

          How often were you unable to carry out your daily activities because of the problems that occurred during the week before your menstrual period - often, sometimes, rarely, or never?

          1 OFTEN

          2 SOMETIMES

          3 RARELY

          4 NEVER

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          ValueLabelFrequencyValid
          Percent
          Total
          Percent
          1OFTEN3332.35%00.54%
          2SOMETIMES3130.39%00.51%
          3RARELY1413.73%00.23%
          4NEVER2423.53%00.39%
          .Missing5980-98.32%

          Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

          • Missing Data Codes: . (Missing)
          • Total Cases: 6082

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