International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 4, Issue 7, Part A (2018)
Knowledge regarding menstrual hygiene among women at NTR Nagar in Nellore
N Subhashini, Arundathi S, V Jayanthi and Arumugam Indira
Menstruation is the monthly elimination through a bloody vaginal discharge of a portion of the lining of the uterus that has been prepared to protect and nurture a fertilized egg in the event of pregnancy. The present cross sectional descriptive study was conducted for identifying the knowledge regarding menstrual hygiene practices among women. 100 women selected by non probability convenience sampling technique. Data was collected by using structured questionnaire. Analysis was performed by using descriptive and inferential statistics. The results revealed that majority of women 53(53%) are having moderately adequate knowledge regarding menstrual hygiene practices followed by 30(30%) had inadequate knowledge and only 17(17%) women had adequate knowledge. Hence there is need to educate the women, practice of hygiene during menses.
How to cite this article:
N Subhashini, Arundathi S, V Jayanthi and Arumugam Indira. Knowledge regarding menstrual hygiene among women at NTR Nagar in Nellore. International Journal of Applied Research. 2018; 4(7): 22-23.