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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the study participants (n = 166)

From: Cross cultural adaptation and analysis of psychometric properties of Sinhala version of Menopause Rating Scale

Characteristics Sub category Frequency (%) or Median (IQR)
Age (years) 56.5 (53.0–59.0)
Age at menopause (years) 49.0 (45.0–51.0)
Duration since menopause (years) 6.5 (3.0–10.5)
Employment status Employed 40(24.0)
Non employed 126(76.0)
Civil status Married 120(75.9)
Single/widowed/divorced 47(24.1)
Living companion With husband and children 111(66.8)
With Husband/ Children 30(18.0)
Alone or living with others 25(15.2)
Education status Primary education 46(27.7)
Secondary education 72(43.3)
Upper secondary education, degree or diploma 48(29.0)
Monthly income Below 20,000 SLR 132(79.5)
Above 20,000 SLR 34(20.5)
  1. LKR = Sri Lankan rupees (150LKR = 1USD)
  2. Living with others include; parents, siblings, friends or other relatives