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The menstrual disorder of teenagers (MDOT) study: determining typical menstrual patterns and menstrual disturbance in a large population-based study of Australian teenagers

Parker, Melissa; Sneddon, Anne; Arbon, Paul


Objective The aim of this study was to: (1) establish the typical experience of menstruation for senior high school girls and (2) determine how many experience considerable menstrual disturbance that could require further investigation and management of underlying pathology. Design Cross-sectional study. Setting Senior High Schools in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), Australia. Population A total of 1051 girls aged between 15 and 19 years. Methods Data based on a quantitative survey....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: BJOG - an international journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
DOI: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2009.02407.x


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