International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 4, Issue 12, Part F (2018)
Knowledge about polycystic ovarian syndrome among women
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, Arumugam Indira. Knowledge about polycystic ovarian syndrome among women. Int J Appl Res 2018;4(12):388-390.