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Feb. 1, 2017, 5:29 p.m.
Countries: Malawi
Variables: MAAO-DATA-1

"And most shockingly, here in Nsanje, teenage girls, after their first menstruation, are made to have sex over a three-day period, to mark their passage from childhood to womanhood. If the girls refuse, it's believed, disease or some fatal misfortune could befall their families or the village as a whole. 'Most of those I have slept with are girls, school-going girls,' Aniva tells me. 'Some girls are just 12 or 13 years old, but I prefer them older. All these girls find pleasure in having me as their hyena. They actually are proud and tell other people that this man is a real man, he knows how to please a ...more
Oct. 8, 2016, 4:08 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: MAAO-DATA-1

“Overall, 12% of women age 30-49 are menopausal. This proportion increases with age, rising from 5% among women age 30-34 to 54% among women age 48-49” (74).
Oct. 8, 2016, 4:07 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: MAAO-DATA-1

“Table 5.8 shows that 23 percent of women age 30-49 are estimated to be menopausal. The proportion menopausal increases with age, from 8 percent among women age 30-34 to 68 percent among women age 48-49. The proportion of women age 30-49 who are menopausal increased from 20 percent in the 2011 BDHS to 23 percent in the 2014 BDHS” (60).
Sept. 14, 2016, 4:05 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: MAAO-DATA-1

“Nine percent of women age 30-49 are menopausal” (65). “The proportion of women who are menopausal increases with age, from 1 percent among women age 30-34 to 44 percent among women age 48-49. These findings are similar to those in the 2008 NDHS” (77).
Sept. 14, 2016, 3:55 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: MAAO-DATA-1

“The extent of menopause increases with age from 5 percent for women age 30-34 to 43 percent for women age 48-49. The proportion of women age 48-49 who are menopausal declined from 47 percent in the 2000 NDHS to 43 percent in the 2006-07 NDHS” (86).
Sept. 14, 2016, 3:44 p.m.
Countries: Ghana
Variables: MAAO-DATA-1

“Ten percent of women age 30-49 are menopausal” (59).
Sept. 12, 2016, 3:55 a.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: MAAO-DATA-1

“Nine percent of women age 30-49 are menopausal” (65). “The proportion of women who are menopausal increases with age, from 1 percent among women age 30-34 to 44 percent among women age 48-49. These findings are similar to those in the 2008 NDHS” (77).
Sept. 12, 2016, 3:53 a.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: MAAO-DATA-1

“The extent of menopause increases with age from 5 percent for women age 30-34 to 43 percent for women age 48-49. The proportion of women age 48-49 who are menopausal declined from 47 percent in the 2000 NDHS to 43 percent in the 2006-07 NDHS” (86).
Sept. 12, 2016, 3:52 a.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: MAAO-DATA-1

“The extent of menopause increases with age from 5 percent for women age 30-34 to 43 percent for women age 48-49. The proportion of women age 48-49 who are menopausal declined from 47 percent in the 2000 NDHS to 43 percent in the 2006-07 NDHS” (86).
Sept. 12, 2016, 3:50 a.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: MAAO-DATA-1

“Prevalence of menopause increases with age, ranging from 5 percent among women age 30-34 to 45 percent among women age 48-49. The proportion of women age 30-49 who are menopausal (11 percent) has not changed from the 2008-09 KDHS” (75).
Sept. 12, 2016, 3:47 a.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: MAAO-DATA-1

“Nine percent of women age 30-49 are menopausal” (65). “The proportion of women who are menopausal increases with age, from 1 percent among women age 30-34 to 44 percent among women age 48-49. These findings are similar to those in the 2008 NDHS” (77).
Sept. 12, 2016, 3:46 a.m.
Countries: Swaziland
Variables: MAAO-DATA-1

“One indicator of infecundity is the onset of menopause… Table 6.13 presents the indicator for women age 30-49, which ranges from 4 percent for women age 30-34 to 58 percent for women age 48-49. Overall, 13 percent of women age 30-49 were reported to be menopausal” (96).
Sept. 12, 2016, 3:45 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: MAAO-DATA-1

“The median age at menarche among Filipino women is 13.1 years” (33). “Compared to the oldest group of women (ages 45-49) where mean age at menstruation is at 13.6 years, the youngest group (15-19) have a mean age at first menstruation of 12.8 years” (35). “Over one in ten women experienced her first menstruation before age 12, while more than half of women had menarche between ages 12 or 13and 18 percent began menstruating at age 15 or older” (35). “Six percent of women age 30-49 are estimated to be menopausal” (51). “The proportion of women who are menopausal increases with age, from 1 percent among women age 30-34 to ...more
July 27, 2016, 10:06 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: MAAO-DATA-1

“Twenty percent of women age 30-49 are estimated to be menopausal. The proportion menopausal increases with age, from 7 percent among women age 30-34 to 62 percent among women age 48-49” (70).
July 27, 2016, 10:05 p.m.
Countries: Sierra Leone
Variables: MAAO-DATA-1

“Eleven percent of all women age 30-49 are menopausal, and 45 percent at age 48-49” (63). “Eleven percent of women age 30-49 are menopausal. The proportion of women who are menopausal increases with age, from 2 percent among women age 30-34 to 47 percent among women age 46-47; the percentage decreases slightly to 45 percent among women age 48-49” (71).
April 30, 2016, 2:05 p.m.
Countries: Indonesia
Variables: MAAO-DATA-1

“Table 9.9 shows that, as expected, the proportion of women who are menopousal increases with age from 11 percent among women age 30-34 to 22 percent among those age 44-45, and 45 percent among women age 48-49” (114).
April 27, 2016, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Zambia
Variables: MAAO-DATA-1

“The proportion of women who were menopausal increased with age, from 2 percent among women age 30-34 to 50 percent among women age 48-49. Overall, 8 percent of women age 30-49 were menopausal” (75). “The proportion of currently married women age 48-49 who were menopausal increased from 47 percent in 2007 to 50 percent in 2013-14” (75).
April 27, 2016, 9:05 a.m.
Countries: Sierra Leone
Variables: MAAO-DATA-1

“The proportion of women who are menopausal increases with age from 4 percent among women age 30-34, to 57 percent among women age 48-49. Overall, 13 percent of women age 30-49 in Sierra Leone are menopausal” (94).
April 26, 2016, 2:17 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: MAAO-DATA-1

“Twelve percent of Cambodian women age 30-49 are menopausal. As expected, the proportion of women who have reached menopause increases with age, particularly after age 45. It rises from 12 percent among women age 44-45 to 39 percent among women at the end of their reproductive years (age 48-49)” (110).
April 26, 2016, 2:16 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: MAAO-DATA-1

“Based on this definition, Table 7.8 shows that few respondents under age 40 are menopausal. However, after age 40, the proportion menopausal rises rapidly, from 8 percent of women age 40-41 to 31 percent of women in the oldest age group (48-49 years)” (97).
April 26, 2016, 2:15 p.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: MAAO-DATA-1

“Table 5.7 shows that overall, 6 percent of women age 30-49 are menopausal. The proportion of menopausal women increases with age, from 2 percent among women age 30-34 to 23 percent among women age 48-49” (47).
Feb. 29, 2016, 9:23 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: MAAO-DATA-1

""The average age is in the beginning of teenage years, between 12 and 13 years old. It does vary depending on the person and their health. Oftentimes, in very rural villages, girls may start considerably later due to malnutrition. This can occur between 15-18 years of age." Natalya Bochkor"
July 28, 2015, 11:31 p.m.
Countries: India
Variables: MAAO-DATA-1

"The percentage of female population in the reproductive age group of 15-49 years was around 52%-54% during 2000 to 2009" (3)
June 25, 2015, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Lebanon
Variables: MAAO-DATA-1

"Average age for the menarche is 10 or 11; it used to be 13 or 14".
May 15, 2013, 8:45 p.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: MAAO-DATA-1

"On average, the age at menarche among Filipino women is 13.2 years" (72)
Aug. 31, 2012, 1:16 p.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: MAAO-DATA-1

"Women and men received equal treatment for sexually transmitted infections"
Sept. 16, 2011, 1:50 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: MAAO-DATA-1

"The study “Vitamin D deficiency and age at menarche: a prospective study”, published online August 10, 2011 by The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition was made in Bogotá, Colombia by Eduardo Villamor, showed that Vitamin D deficiency is associated with earlier menarche. Villamor explained that the menarche every year seems to come earlier and that it might be changes in the weather related to contaminants or others such as nutritionals aspects are responsible for these changes. It was also possible to establish that menarche in Colombia is at 12,5 years."
July 22, 2011, 7:16 p.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: MAAO-DATA-1, MARR-PRACTICE-1, MARR-PRACTICE-2, AOM-PRACTICE-1, AOM-DATA-1, MABFC-DATA-1, BR-PRACTICE-1, BR-PRACTICE-2

"Marrying Age: US AID funded Demographic and Health surveys provide data support these conclusions. Filipino women are delaying marriage. Though the the data is available for single year differences the slight rise is very telling. The steep rise from 1999 to 2000 indicate that this is speeding up. Since fertility sets in at age 15, getting married at 25 automatically takes off 10 years from her fertile years or an automatic reduction of 30% from the potential maximum pregnancies."
Sept. 17, 2010, 2:38 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: MAAO-DATA-1

"Doctors are unsure of what could be causing girls to develop at a younger age, but rising obesity rates may be to blame, they say. In a study published today in Pediatrics, Biro's team examined about 1,200 girls aged 7 and 8 in Cincinnati, New York and San Francisco. Researchers, as well as the girls' doctors and nurses, used a standard measure of breast development to determine which girls had started puberty. Compared to the 1997 findings from girls across the U.S., girls in the current study - especially white girls - were more developed at a younger age. As previous research has shown, there were also large differences in ...more
April 27, 2010, 11:55 a.m.
Countries: Taiwan
Variables: MAAO-DATA-1

“A total of 895 four-grade girls from eight elementary schools in Taipei City and County were identified as a closed cohort from the first semester of 1993. Data were collected from self-administered questionnaires and school records. A total of 799 girls who had not menstruated in the first year remained in the group through 1994. The effects of potential predictive factors were assessed by logistic regression. Among the 799 girls followed, 69 (8.6%) had first menstruation between the fourth and fifth grades” (1).