1997  Women's Health in the Middle Years (aged 51 years)

Responding Population

The Women's Health in the Middle Years survey contacted all eligible female study members. In total, 1,296 women responded

Data collection

Female study members were asked to complete a postal questionnaire.


  • General Health
  • Midlife changes
  • Midlife health symptoms
  • Stressful events
  • Hysterectomy/oophorectomy
  • Menopause
  • HRT
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Lifetime gynaecological problems
  • Postnatal depression