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Revista Cubana de Medicina General Integral

versión impresa ISSN 0864-2125

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CAPOTE BUENO, María Isabel; SEGREDO PEREZ, Alina María  y  GOMEZ ZAYAS, Omar. Satisfaction of women in climateric stage in Brisas del Golfo, República Boliviariana de Venezuela (2005-2007). Rev Cubana Med Gen Integr [online]. 2012, vol.28, n.1, pp.114-122. ISSN 0864-2125.

Introduction: climateric is the time in which women change of the reproductive status to that non-reproductive and account for a third of the female life; the study on how women perceive this so called complicated period is considered necessary to offer a special care to health. Objective: to describe the personal satisfaction of women in climateric stage. Methods: a descriptive study was conducted in Brisas del Golfo, Sucre state from july, 2005 to July, 2007. Universe included 256 women aged between 45 and 59. An intentional sampling was carried out and sample included 80 women. The information collection authors applied a close survey as a measurement tool of personal satisfaction validated by Universidad de La Habana (ISP-RLEBA). Results: the 81.3 % of women refers its satisfaction when they have sexual intercourse, the 74.5 % has common goals achieved with the partner, the 65 % feels satisfaction to be the responsible of care of relatives, between the 93.8 and the 75 % of women has a life project and the 96.3 % is satisfied with her family. Conclusions: most of climateric women has a positive overview of her life in couple with common goals, perceiving a great wellbeing with her task as care responsible of family. They are satisfied with her family and perceive wellbeing with a positive way on health.

Palabras clave : climateric; menopause; personal satisfaction; self-esteem; life project.

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