International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 13 Issue 2, February 2024 | Rating: 5.1 / 10


General Health of Women Police Officers in Reproductive Age Group

Reshma B R | Bindu C G


Abstract: A descriptive study was conducted to assess the General health of women police in reproductive age group in Trivandrum district. The objective of the study were to assess the general health of women police and to assess the association between general health and selected socio personal variables. The study was based on Betty Neuman?s system model used and this quantitative descriptive study was conducted among one hundred and fifty women polices in reproductive age group from twenty one police stations of Trivandrum district by using purposive sampling technique. Data was collected through socio personal proforma, physical assessment checklist Pittsburgh sleep quality index, operational police stress questionnaire. Data were analyzed through descriptive and inferential statistics method. Results shows that 90.7% of subjects had poor sleep quality 9.3% of subjects have good sleep quality. About 87.3% of subjects have regular periods and 12.7% of subjects have irregular periods. There was a significant association between working hours in a day and back pain significant at p<0.005, there were significant association between sleep quality and working hours in a day and there was a significant association between sleep quality and stress due to paper work. Conclusions: Majority of the women police have moderate stress and physical problems. So it is essential to educate regarding physical and psychological problems and their management and help them cope up with this effectively.


Keywords: women police, reproductive age group


Edition: Volume 13 Issue 2, February 2024,


Pages: 1017 - 1019


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