International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 4, Issue 5, Part E (2018)
Prevalence of menopausal osteoporosis among perimenopausal women in Rayapalem Village, Nellore
P Latha, Poola Anitha and Dr. Indira Arumugam
Osteoporosis is a systemic skeletal disease characterized by low bone mass and micro architecture deterioration of bone tissue with a consequent increase in bone fragility and susceptibility to fracture. The estimated number of hip fracture worldwide will raise from 1.66 million in 1999, to 6.26 million in fractures in the developed cities in Asia to 2016, 12.1 million women. Osteoporosis is more common problem in menopausal women.
Objectives: 1.To assess the prevalence of menopausal osteoporosis among peri-menopausal women. 2. To find the association between prevalence of menopausal osteoporosis and selected demographic variables.
Methods: Survey research with descriptive design was used. 100 menopausal women were selected from Rayapalem village, Nellore.
Results: The prevalence of menopausal osteoporosis, 44(44%) are having mild level, 48(48%) are having moderate level and 8(8%) are having severe level.
How to cite this article:
P Latha, Poola Anitha and Dr. Indira Arumugam. Prevalence of menopausal osteoporosis among perimenopausal women in Rayapalem Village, Nellore. International Journal of Applied Research. 2018; 4(5): 312-314.