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Knowledge on Menopause among Pre Menopausal Women at Selected Area of Puducherry, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1CON, MTPG and RIHS, Puducherry, INDIA

Res. J. Family, Community and Consumer Sci., Volume 3, Issue (8), Pages 1-3, October,27 (2015)

Abstract

A cross sectional descriptive study conducted to assess knowledge on menopause among pre menopausal women at selected area of Puducherry. 300 samples were selected by simple random sampling technique. The result shows that subjects were in poor knowledge (43%) of ovulation, menopausal problem, medication, nutrition and coping strategies but moderately adequate (58%) in meaning of menopause and adequate knowledge (75%) in the aspect of psychological problem. Hence the subjects were in need of health awareness program to cope with menopausal problems among the pre menopausal women.

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