Volume : IV, Issue : X, October - 2015

Prevalence of Dysmenorrhea and Its Impact on Quality of Life of University Female Students

Ruchi Sinha

Abstract :

The present study was done to determine the prevalence of dysmenorrhea in university female students and to analyze the affect of dysmenorrhea on the quality of life of university female students. This was a cross sectional study conducted on the 198 University female students attending the University student health care complex, Banaras Hindu University (BHU). The overall prevalence of dysmenorrhea was 63.6% (126/198). The age at menarche showed a statistically significant difference between dysmenorrhea and non–dysmenorrhea groups (p< 0.01). The sickness absenteeism was significantly more common and quality of life severely affected among dysmenorrhic female students than non dysmenorrhic females during menstrual period (p<0.05). Dysmenorrhea common problem among university Female students. It adversely affects their studies and quality of life. Awareness and proper management is important to reduce the affect of dysmenorrhea on physical, social and mental health of young girls

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Ruchi Sinha Prevalence of Dysmenorrhea and Its Impact on Quality of Life of University Female Students Paripex-Indian Journal Of Research, Vol: 4, Issue : 10 October 2015


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