This survey is targeted at peri- or post-menopausal Australian women* to inform the Australasian Menopause Society's advocacy campaign.
*Please refer to the AMS Gender Language Policy

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* 1. At what age did you first start having perimenopausal or menopausal symptoms? (see symptoms here)

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* 2. Menopause is defined as the final menstrual period. Have you experienced any of the following:

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* 3. When your menopausal symptoms were at their worst, rate the impact on your daily function (Rate on a scale of 1-10, 1 being no impact on daily function, and 10 being cannot function at all. Rate 0 if you have not had any menopausal symptoms)

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* 4. What negative life events can you directly attribute to untreated or inadequately treated menopausal symptoms. Choose as many as are applicable:

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* 5. Please tick all that apply to you:

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* 6. How many medical professionals did you see before you found one who was up to date with menopause and evidence-based treatment options?

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* 7. In order of preference, where do you go for Australian based, up to date, evidence-based information on perimenopause and menopause? (With 1 being your most preferred option)

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* 8. Please rate how much the following would have benefited you in navigating your peri- and/or post-menopausal journey

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Affordable access to a range of menopausal hormone therapies
Doctors being adequately trained in diagnosing and treating menopausal symptoms
Affordable access to long GP consultations
Government support for professional organisations to develop and disseminate evidence-based information
That my doctor used a shared-decision making approach to manage my menopausal symptoms
More research and evidence around mental health symptoms of menopause
Menopause peer support, through telephone hotline and/or online support
Affordable and accessible access to doctors specialising in menopause including telehealth services for rural and remote people
Health professionals initiating discussions about menopause
Better research and cross discipline approach to managing menopause with or after cancer
A central point of independent, up-to-date evidence-based information on menopause for doctors and women
Knowing what symptoms to watch out for
More hormonal and non-hormonal treatment options available in Australia

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* 9. When your menopausal symptoms were at their worst, how did they impact on your participation in the workforce? Please rate on a scale of 1-10 with 1 being not able to work at all and 10 not impacting on your ability to participate meaningfully in the workforce.

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* 10. If your menopausal symptoms impacted on your ability to participate meaningfully in the workplace, what strategies would have assisted you at work? Pick the top 3 strategies only.

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