Table 2: Respondents’ attitude to the menopause.

AttitudeN (%)

Positive attitude
 Welcome relief from menses81 (23.0)
Negative attitude
 Will make them feel incomplete as women52 (14.8)
 They expect it to herald the onset of persistent ill health11 (3.1)
 Felt they were too young for this6 (1.7)
 Desire more children6 (1.7)
Indifferent attitude196 (55.7)