International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 8 Issue 9, September 2019 | Rating: 6.8 / 10


Prevalence of Menopausal Symptoms among Women Attained Menopause at Selected Village

Dr. M. Hemamalini


Abstract: Introduction: Menopause is a natural phenomenon, but then it causes many symptoms which deteriorates the health of the women and makes her trouble for the increased chance of many complications. Hence identification of symptoms of menopause among women will help them for health seeking behaviour. Objective: To assess the prevalence of menopausal symptoms among women attained menopause. Methodology: Quantitative approach and Cross sectional research design was adopted for the present study. The study was conducted in Guduvancherry a selected rural village of Kattankulathur.50 samples were selected by Non Probability purposive sampling. Check list was used to assess the menopausal symptoms. Results: Out of 50 mothers majority 64 % (32) of the mothers reported moderate symptoms, 32 % (16) of the mothers experienced mild symptoms and only 4 % ( 2) of the mothers experienced severe symptoms.


Keywords: Menopause, symptoms, treatment, experience


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 9, September 2019,


Pages: 1192 - 1194



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