International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 4, Issue 12, Part F (2018)
Knowledge about polycystic ovarian syndrome among women
Katari Kantha and Arumugam Indira
Polycystic ovarian syndrome is an endocrine disorder which affects the females. It has been found through studies that it affects around 5% to 10% of women in their reproductive years. The study was conducted to assess the knowledge on the polycystic ovarian syndrome among women.
Objective: The objective was to assess Assess the Knowledge Regarding PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) among women.
Methods: The participants in this cross-sectional study came from Komerika a rural area of Nellore. A total of 84 women were randomly selected. Trained investigators administered a standard questionnaire to each participant during a face-to-face interview.
Results: The results show that, out of 84 women with regard to the knowledge Regarding PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) among women 20(23.8%) are having A grade knowledge, 40(47.6%) are having B grade knowledge, 20(23.8%) are having C grade knowledge, 4(4.8%) are having D grade knowledge. The study concluded that Source of information, consumption of junk food, dietary patterns of the students were associated with their level of knowledge on PCOS at 5% level of significance.
How to cite this article:
Katari Kantha and Arumugam Indira. Knowledge about polycystic ovarian syndrome among women. International Journal of Applied Research. 2018; 4(12): 388-390.