Skip to main content

Table 2 Background characteristics of the participants

From: The relationship between mood and sleep in different female reproductive states

  Younger (n =11) Perimenopausal (n = 20) Postmenopausal (n = 28)
  mean (SD)
Age (years) 23.1 (1.6) 47.7 (2.3) 63.3 (3.6)
FSH (U/L) 3.8 (2.8) 10.6 (4.8) 76.2 (29.2)
E2 (pml/L) 91.8 (87.3) 327.2 (330.2) 31.2 (10.6)
BMI kg/m2 23.1 (3.1) 23.9 (2.4) 27.2 (4.2)
BDI score (total) 1.8 (1.7) 4.1 (3.3) 6.3 (3.9)
F1 punishment/guilty feelings −0.26 (0.08) 0.18 (1.26) 0.01 (1.0)
F2 dissatisfaction −0.48 (0.06) 0.04 (1.08) 0.10 (1.05)
F3 depressive-emotional symptoms 0.20 (1.64) −0.20 (0.14) 0.07 (1.07)
F4 depressive-somatic symptoms −0.62 (0.38) −0.21 (0.70) 0.38 (1.02)
  1. Note: BDI = Beck depression inventory; BMI = body mass index; E2 = estradiol; FSH = follicle stimulating hormone.