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Table 2 Latent class transition probabilities (latent classes numbered from maximal symptoms (1) to least symptoms (6)), Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation(SWAN)

From: It is not just menopause: symptom clustering in the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation

   Probability of transition to latent class t+1  
Latent Classt 1 2 3 4 5 6
1 0.55 0.26 0.04 0.10 0.03 0.03
2 0.12 0.47 0.12 0.14 0.13 0.01
3 0.04 0.14 0.39 0.11 0.23 0.10
4 0.04 0.13 0.07 0.44 0.20 0.11
5 0.01 0.08 0.09 0.07 0.62 0.13
6 0.01 0.00 0.06 0.06 0.11 0.76
  1. (the diagonal, in bold, is the proportion of women who remain in the same latent class)
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