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A Swedish Questionnaire Study to Investigate the Perception of Menstrual Bleedings

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01643304
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 18, 2012
Last Update Posted : November 21, 2013
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Brief Summary:
This field based, questionnaire study will document observational data on womens perception of menstrual bleeding in a cross-section of women in Sweden. Each subject will complete the questionnaire at one occasion.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Menorrhagia Behavioral: No drug

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 1547 participants
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: A Swedish Cross-sectional Study With Questionnaire to Investigate Perception of Menstrual Bleeding
Study Start Date : May 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2012

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Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Group 1 Behavioral: No drug
No drug intervention. The intervention is a questionnaire with quality of life and perception of menstrual bleedings. All subjects will complete both questionnaires.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Prevalence of subjectively experienced heavy menstrual bleeding assessed by questionnaire [ Time Frame: Once at baseline ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Social consequences of heavy menstrual bleedings assessed by questionnaire [ Time Frame: Once at baseline ]
  2. Costs; e.g. pads, absence from work, loss of income assessed by questionnaire [ Time Frame: Once at baseline ]
  3. The treatments given for heavy menstrual bleedings, as surgery or medication assessed by questionnaire [ Time Frame: Once at baseline ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Subjects included in the SIFO (Swedish institute of market research) volontary subject pool.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All women 40-45 years available in the web-panel of SIFO
  • Completion of the web-based questionnaire

Exclusion Criteria:

  • None

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01643304

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Many Locations, Sweden
Sponsors and Collaborators
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Study Director: Bayer Study Director Bayer
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Responsible Party: Bayer Identifier: NCT01643304    
Other Study ID Numbers: 16384
NN1223SE ( Other Identifier: Company Internal )
First Posted: July 18, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 21, 2013
Last Verified: November 2013
Keywords provided by Bayer:
Heavy menstrual bleeding
Uterine Hemorrhage
Menstruation Disturbancies
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Pathologic Processes
Uterine Hemorrhage
Uterine Diseases
Genital Diseases, Female
Menstruation Disturbances