Assessment of Presence of the Phenotypic Characteristics of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome among Young Adult Girls in a Selected College, Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu, India

  • E. Anitha1, M. Geetha1, S. Anushya1, R. Anitha1, Ra. Vinoth Kumar1, A. Rathiga2
Keywords: Phenotypic characteristics of polycystic ovarian syndrome, Young adult girls.

Abstract

Assessment of presence of the phenotypic characteristic of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome among young
adult girls in a selected college in Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu. The Objectives are to assess the
phenotypic characteristics of polycystic ovarian syndrome among young adult girls. To determine the
association between phenotypic characteristics with selected demographic variables. The convenience
sampling technique was used to select 295 sampling. Validity and Reliability data collection tools were
established. The data were collected by self-structured questionnaires. The collected data were tabulated and
analyzed. The findings of the present study Shows that the presence of phenotypic characteristics of PCOS
based on score of hirsutism was estimated to be (39.7%) and based on grading of acne was estimated to
be (66.8%) of young adult girls have mild acne characteristics of PCOS, (13.5%) of young adult girls have
moderate acne characteristics of PCOS.(11.9%) have severe acne characteristics of PCOS and (7.8%) have
very severe acne characteristics of PCOS.
There is significant association between the demographic variables and the scoring of hirsutism of young
adult girls in their age, residence, age of menarche, regulation of menstrual cycle, length of menstrual
cycle, BMI at p value= <0.05 level of significant. And there is significant association between demographic
variables and the grading of acne among young adult girls in their residence, menstrual cycle, length of
menstrual cycle, family history of PCOS, co-morbidities, BMI at p value= <0.05% level of significant.

Author Biography

E. Anitha1, M. Geetha1, S. Anushya1, R. Anitha1, Ra. Vinoth Kumar1, A. Rathiga2

1III Year, B.Sc., Nursing, 2Guide & Co-investigator, Medical and Surgical Nursing Department,
Chettinad College of Nursing, Chettinad Academy of Research and Education, Rajiv Gandhi Salai,
Kelambakkam, Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu, India

Published
2020-05-22
How to Cite
E. Anitha1, M. Geetha1, S. Anushya1, R. Anitha1, Ra. Vinoth Kumar1, A. Rathiga2. (2020). Assessment of Presence of the Phenotypic Characteristics of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome among Young Adult Girls in a Selected College, Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu, India. Medico Legal Update, 20(2), 45-48. Retrieved from http://ijop.net/index.php/mlu/article/view/1059