Madhusmita Nayak, Debajani Nayak, Sunita Das, Suchismita Sahu, Shyama P Mishra, Smruti S Senapti, Divyani Gomango
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Madhusmita Nayak1, Debajani Nayak2, Sunita Das3, Suchismita Sahu3, Shyama P Mishra3, Smruti S Senapti3, Divyani Gomango3
1Assistant Professor, SUM Nursing College, Siksha O’ Anushandhan University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
2Associate Professor, SUM Nursing College, Siksha O’ Anushandhan University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
3Basic B.sc Nursing, SUM Nursing College, Siksha O’ Anushandhan University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
Volume - 13,
Issue - 4,
Year - 2023
Background: Menopause simply means that the stoppage of menstruation. It also refers to the changes a women goes through around this period. In present date also the word menopause require many unturned stones to be turned on. Objectives: The main aim of this study is to investigate the current prevalence of severity of menopausal symptoms among women along with to explore the factors which may influence the severity of those symptoms. Methods and materials: the current paper adopted an exploratory descriptive design to study among 200 women between the age of 45-55yr in 3 villages namely Shayampur, Bharatpur and Rental Colony of rural Odisha. The data collected by using the self structured sociodemographic proforma and Standardized menopause rating scale for exploring the factors influencing the severity of symptoms. Result: The study resulted that almost all the women present with postmenopausal symptoms where as severe symptoms are seen among 17-18% of women. The factors which influence most for the severity of symptom are age, parity and with history of substance abuse. Conclusion: hence it can be concluded that advance age of achieving menopause, multiparity and use of substance makes the postmenopausal women suffer more with severity of menopausal symptoms.
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Madhusmita Nayak, Debajani Nayak, Sunita Das, Suchismita Sahu, Shyama P Mishra, Smruti S Senapti, Divyani Gomango. Prevalence and Factors Influencing Severity of Post-Menopausal Symptoms among women of Rural Odisha: An Explorative study. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 13(4):259-4. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2023.00054
Madhusmita Nayak, Debajani Nayak, Sunita Das, Suchismita Sahu, Shyama P Mishra, Smruti S Senapti, Divyani Gomango. Prevalence and Factors Influencing Severity of Post-Menopausal Symptoms among women of Rural Odisha: An Explorative study. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 13(4):259-4. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2023.00054 Available on: https://ajner.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2023-13-4-4
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