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Table 1 Outcome measures by study visits

From: Methods in a longitudinal cohort study of late reproductive age women: the Penn Ovarian Aging Study (POAS)

Domain Measure Study visits1
Demographic Interview questionnaire 1,3,5,7,9,11,13
Menstrual cycle: Interview questionnaire 1,3,5,7,9,11,13
 menstrual dates,
 cycle characteristics
 ovulation test
Menopausal symptoms Symptom questionnaire5 all odd visits 1-27
  Daily symptom reports all odd visits 1-27
 Health: gynecologic,
 health practices/
Interview questionnaire all odd visits 1-27
General SF-12 Health Survey24 all odd visits 1-27
Physical activity Questionnaire6 4,12,16,20,22,24,25,27
Kaiser Physical Activity Survey37 25,27
Sleep SMH Sleep Questionnaire8,9 1,3,5,7,11,13,15,19
WHI Insomnia Rating Scale28 19,21,23,25,27
Apnea Prediction Index29 19,21,23,25,27
Mood and anxiety PRIME-MD15 2,4,6,8,10,12
Patient Health Questionnaire16,17 14,16,18,20,21,23,25 27
CES-Depression Scale18,19 all odd visits 1-27
Zung Anxiety Scale20 all odd visits 1-27
Perceived Stress (PSS)21 2,4,6,8,10,12,
3–27 (odd visits)
Quality of Life Q-les-Q22 all odd visits
  Utian QOL Scale23 21,25,27
Sexual function Female Sexual Function Index30 15,17,19,22,24,26,28
Interview Questionnaire:  
Abuse 11,17,19,23
Interest 17,19,21,23,25,27
Libido all odd visits 1-27
Vaginal Urinary Tract Rating  
(BFLUTS-SF)38 21,24,26,28
Interview Questionnaire  
Dryness odd visits 3-27
Urine leaks odd visits 3-27
Social support Interview Questionnaire 1, 9, 15, 19
Social Adjustment Scale31 1,3,5,11,13,15,22
Life Events 9,11,13,17,21,24,25,27
Cognition Cognitive memory tests all even visits 2-28
Buschke-Fuld Selective  
Reminding Test32  
Digit Symbol Substitution33  
Digit Symbol Copy33  
Diet Dietary Assessment  
Questionnaire39 4, 10, 12, 14, 18
Interview Questionnaire 3,5,7,11,15,19-17 (odd)
Anthropomorphic Measurement:  
Height, weight, waist, hip all odd visits 1-27
Wrist 23,25,27
Hormones Estradiol, follicle stimulating hormone, Luteinizing hormone, DHEAS, Testosterone, inhibin b all visits 1-28
Sex hormone binding globulin all visits 13-28
Anti-mullerian hormone V1 to various
Genotypes   413 participants