World Journal of
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An International Peer Reviewed Journal for Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences
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Abstract

ASSESSMENT OF THE LEVEL OF KNOWLEDGE ON MENOPAUSE AMONG MIDDLE AGE WOMEN

Deena Jothy R.* and Lalitha Ambigai P.

ABSTRACT

Menopause is a natural and normal part of aging expect when brought about through surgery or as the result of medications or illness. Menopause is the time of life when ovaries stop producing female hormone estrogen and progesterone. Statement of the study: A study to assess the knowledge on menopause among middle age women in selected rural areas at Mamandur, Kancheepuram. Objectives: To assess the knowledge on menopause among middle age women and associate the knowledge on menopause among middle age women with selected demographic variable. Materials and Methods: The study adopted quantitative approach and descriptive research design which was in 50 middle age women was selected by non probability convenient sampling technique was used to select the samples based on the inclusion and exclusion criteria. It consists of two section. Section A-Demographic data and section B- consists of 20 questionnaires. Data collected and was analysed by using descriptive and inferential statistics. Results: Considering the overall, among 50 middle age women, 11(22%) women have in adequate knowledge; 39(78%) mothers have moderately adequate knowledge and none of them have adequate knowledge. Conclusion: Most of the women had inadequate knowledge. So investigator felt the need to help them to improve their knowledge through an educational approach by providing health education.

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