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Introduction: Dysmenorrhea is the most common gynecological problem among menstruating women, affecting up to 90% of females during their reproductive years 1,2 • Risk factors for dysmenorrhea are not well described, however it has been associated with young age, early menarche (<12 years) and nulliparity3 • The aims of this investigation are to identify putative risk factors for dysmenorrhea and investigate differences in the severity of menstrual pain among different demographic groups