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|Title:||Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Associated With Menopause: A Multi-ethnic, Qualitative Study in Singapore||Authors:||Mackey, S.
|Issue Date:||2014||Citation:||Mackey, S., Teo, S.S.H., Dramusic, V., Lee, H.K., Boughton, M. (2014). Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Associated With Menopause: A Multi-ethnic, Qualitative Study in Singapore. Health Care for Women International 35 (5) : 512-528. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1080/07399332.2013.801482||Abstract:||We explored knowledge, attitudes, and practices associated with the menopause transition particular to women in the multi-ethnic cultural context of Singapore. Fifty-eight Chinese, Malay, and Indian Singaporean women participated in interviews that were audiorecorded, transcribed verbatim, and analyzed using thematic analysis. Women from all three ethnicities described an attitude of acceptance surrounding menopause and the changes associated with it. While they thought it was important to be informed, they did not seek out information about menopause and did not view health professionals as useful sources of information. Management practices were diverse and rarely involved accessing health professionals. © 2014 Copyright © Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.||Source Title:||Health Care for Women International||URI:||http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/125540||ISSN:||10964665||DOI:||10.1080/07399332.2013.801482|
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