1998 Women's Health in the Middle Years (aged 52 years)

Responding Population

The Women's Health in the Middle Years survey contacted all eligible female study members. In total, 1,229 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
  • Work experience
  • Ryff scale