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Abstract : This study aimed to examine the attitudes of Kurdish women toward menopause and find out its association with menopausal status and sociodemographic and obstetric characteristics. Direct interviews were done with 912 women in perimenopause/menopause through non-probability convenient sampling from October 2020 to September 2021, aged 30 to 60 years. A questionnaire was created according to the aim of the study and delivered by a team of six trained researchers to women. We found that <1/2 (40%) of participants believed that it was decreased the risk of pregnancy because the possibility of becoming pregnant is eliminated, while 38.3% thought that there was adequate time to undertake religious activities and 34.5% of the women regarded menopause as a good occurrence as they believed that it was a natural event. The percentage of negative attitude among menopausal women were higher than in peri-menopausal women. There was a significant association between attitude toward menopause with menopausal status, residency, religion, husband's age, education, parity, breastfeeding length, gynaecological condition, and age at menarche. Near half of Kurdish menopaused women had a negative attitude regarding menopause. Determining the associated factors with a negative attitude can help health care providers change women's attitudes to positive.