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P-ISSN: 2522-6614, E-ISSN: 2522-6622

International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

2023, Vol. 7, Issue 1, Part C

A study to assess the prevalence and coping strategies regarding premenstrual syndrome among women of the reproductive age group with a view to prepare an information pamphlet in selected hospital
Author(s): Jaqulin Mary L Tutor, Jesin Maria, Jisna MS, Jophy Mathew, Joyana Joy, Krishna P Nair, Leena Precilla Y, Lijiya Sebastian, Linu Maria Baby, Lisby Saji and Maneesha PV
Abstract:
Background: Premenstrual syndrome, also described as premenstrual tension is a symptom complex recognized primarily by cyclic changes associated with ovulatory cycles. It occurs 7-14 days prior to menstruation, and is more frequently encountered in middle aged women. It is important for two reasons, firstly because the symptoms of premenstrual tension are responsible for socio economic loss and secondly because of associated legal and women’s rights issues that have arisen in conjunction with personal accountability during the premenstrual period.
Objectives:
1.To assess the prevalence of premenstrual syndrome among reproductive age group women.
2.To assess the coping strategies of premenstrual syndrome among reproductive age group women.
3.To find out the association between coping strategies of premenstrual syndrome with selected baseline variables.
Methods: A descriptive study was conducted to assess the prevalence and coping strategies regarding premenstrual syndrome among women of the reproductive age group with a view to prepare an information pamphlet in selected hospital.100 samples were selected by using convenience sampling technique. Formal permission to conduct the study was obtained. The samples were selected based on inclusion and exclusion criteria.
Result: The results revealed that the mean percentage of prevalence of premenstrual syndrome among women of the reproductive age group is 53% had mild symptoms, 40% had moderate symptoms and 7% had severe symptoms. There is significant association between age, and type of family, number of children and remedies with coping strategies at 0.05 level of significance. The result of the study serve as a data base for the future study. The study suggested that majority of women of the reproductive age group have mild symptoms (53%) of premenstrual syndrome.
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How to cite this article:
Jaqulin Mary L Tutor, Jesin Maria, Jisna MS, Jophy Mathew, Joyana Joy, Krishna P Nair, Leena Precilla Y, Lijiya Sebastian, Linu Maria Baby, Lisby Saji, Maneesha PV. A study to assess the prevalence and coping strategies regarding premenstrual syndrome among women of the reproductive age group with a view to prepare an information pamphlet in selected hospital. Int J Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2023;7(1):141-143. DOI: 10.33545/gynae.2023.v7.i1c.1266
International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology