International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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M.Tech / M.E / PhD Thesis | Nursing | India | Volume 7 Issue 9, September 2018


Explore the Knowledge on Osteoporosis among Working and Non Working Premenopausal Women

Prasuna N, Sai Sujatha D


Abstract: Osteoporosis is a non communicable global health problems and its prevalence is rapidly increasing worldwide. This study was aimed to assess knowledge on osteoporosis among working and nonworking premenopausal women. A descriptive cross sectional study was carried out with 250 study population in two groups. Data was collected from a semi structured questionnaire. This study shows the mean score of Osteoporosis knowledge test score (OKTS) was significantly higher among working women (10.24) as against their non-working counterparts (8.97). Difference between knowledge scores of working (8.9) and non working (10.24) was slightly variable. It urges to educate on osteoporosis all women.


Keywords: osteoporosis, premenopausal women, knowledge, cross sectional study


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 9, September 2018,


Pages: 1551 - 1554


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Prasuna N, Sai Sujatha D, "Explore the Knowledge on Osteoporosis among Working and Non Working Premenopausal Women", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20191588, Volume 7 Issue 9, September 2018, 1551 - 1554

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