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A Descriptive Study to Assess the Knowledge on Pre- Menopausal Symptoms among Middle Aged Women in a Selected Village at Kanchipuram District, Tamilnadu, India


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1 Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Kelambakkam, Kancheepuram, District Tamil Nadu, India
2 Chettinad College of Nursing, Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Kelambakkam, Kancheepuram, District Tamil Nadu, India
     

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A descriptive study to assess the knowledge on pre-menopausal symptoms among middle aged women in a selected village at Kanchipuram district, Tamil Nadu, India. The objectives are to assess the knowledge of premenopausal symptoms among middle aged women in a selected village at Kanchipuram district, Tamil Nadu, India. To find out the association between level of knowledge with demographic variables. The convenience sampling technique was used to select 109 samples. Validity and reliability data collection tools were established. The data were collected by self-administered questionnaires. The collected data were tabulated and analyzed. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used. The study shows that 0% of the women had adequate knowledge, 15% of the women had moderate knowledge, and 94% of the women had inadequate knowledge regarding pre-menopausal symptoms.

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Knowledge, Pre-Menopausal Symptoms, Middle Aged Women.
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Authors

M. Deepan Babu
Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Kelambakkam, Kancheepuram, District Tamil Nadu, India
S. Vasuki
Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Kelambakkam, Kancheepuram, District Tamil Nadu, India
K. Sangeetha
Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Kelambakkam, Kancheepuram, District Tamil Nadu, India
D. Joaniepriya
Chettinad College of Nursing, Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Kelambakkam, Kancheepuram, District Tamil Nadu, India

Abstract


A descriptive study to assess the knowledge on pre-menopausal symptoms among middle aged women in a selected village at Kanchipuram district, Tamil Nadu, India. The objectives are to assess the knowledge of premenopausal symptoms among middle aged women in a selected village at Kanchipuram district, Tamil Nadu, India. To find out the association between level of knowledge with demographic variables. The convenience sampling technique was used to select 109 samples. Validity and reliability data collection tools were established. The data were collected by self-administered questionnaires. The collected data were tabulated and analyzed. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used. The study shows that 0% of the women had adequate knowledge, 15% of the women had moderate knowledge, and 94% of the women had inadequate knowledge regarding pre-menopausal symptoms.

Keywords


Knowledge, Pre-Menopausal Symptoms, Middle Aged Women.



DOI: https://doi.org/10.37506/v11%2Fi1%2F2020%2Fijphrd%2F193800