What is the global prevalence of dysmenorrhea worldwide?

Updated: Oct 22, 2018
  • Author: Karim Anton Calis, PharmD, MPH, FASHP, FCCP; Chief Editor: Michel E Rivlin, MD  more...
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The prevalence of dysmenorrhea worldwide is similar to that in the United States. Reported prevalences have ranged from 15.8% to 89.5%, with higher rates reported in adolescent populations. [40, 41, 42, 10, 43, 37, 44, 45]


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