International Journal of Home Science
2020, VOL. 6 ISSUE 3, PART H
Assessment of menstrual disorders among adolescent girls
Author(s): Disha Tewari and Poonam Tewari
Menstrual disorders are common among women in reproductive age group and they are responsible for a number of physical and emotional changes in women’s life. These disorders affect the social life along with limiting their daily activities. Present study was conducted to assess the menstrual disorders among adolescent girls. Hundred school going girls between the ages of 15-19 years were randomly selected from two districts of Uttarakhand. Students were asked demographic details, gynecological history, menstrual disorders and menstrual status before and during stress. Data was statistically analyzed using frequency, percentage, mean and standard deviation. Result of the study reveals that dysmenorrhea was most common problem (75.00%) among adolescent girls. Almost one third adolescent girls (32.00%) missed their period, 23.00% had irregular menstruation, 19.00% had prolonged bleeding, 17.00% had heavy menstrual flow and 89.00% had two or more pre-menstrual syndrome.
How to cite this article:
Disha Tewari, Poonam Tewari. Assessment of menstrual disorders among adolescent girls. Int J Home Sci 2020;6(3):462-465.