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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 4, Issue 4, Part B (2018)

Knowledge regarding management of osteoporosis among postmenopausal women

Author(s)
Veeram Reddy Thejaswi, Budda Kavitha, K Madhavi Latha and Dr. Indira S
Abstract
Back Ground: Osteoporosis is a ‘silent disease’ because bone loss occurs without symptom. In many cases, the first “symptom” is broken bone. Patient with osteoporosis may not know that they have the disease until their bones become so weak that a sudden strain bump or fall cases a hip fracture or vertebra collapse.
Objectives: 1. To assess the level of knowledge regarding management of osteoporosis among post-menopausal women. 2. To find out association between level of knowledge regarding management of osteoporosis among post-menopausal women with their selected socio demographic variables.
Materials and Methods: The researcher was used quantitative research approach with Descriptive research design. The 30 samples were selected by using Non-probability convenience sampling technique to assess the knowledge regarding management of osteoporosis among postmenopausal women. Data was analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistics.
Result: The results revealed that, with regard to level of knowledge regarding management of osteoporosis among post-menopausal women 4(3%) had A, 11(36.11%) had B+, 6(20.3%) had B, 5(16.6%) had C, and 4(13%) had D.
Pages: 83-85  |  277 Views  21 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Veeram Reddy Thejaswi, Budda Kavitha, K Madhavi Latha and Dr. Indira S. Knowledge regarding management of osteoporosis among postmenopausal women. International Journal of Applied Research. 2018; 4(4): 83-85.
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