Assessment of Adverse Symptoms of Menopause among Post Menopausal Women in a Selected Rural Community at Kancheepuram District, Tamilnadu, India

  • Vijaya Kumar P.1, Vishwanathan K.1, Shobana V.1, Malathi S.1, N. Thivya2
Keywords: Menopause, Post menopausal women, Adverse symptom of menopause.

Abstract

Concurrent psychological physical vasomotor and sexual changes occurring in the post menopausal period
may disturb a women quality of life. Therefor the study was dont to Assess the adverse symptoms of
menopause among post menopausal women in a selected rural community. The objectives was to assess the
adverse symptoms of menopause among the post menopausal women and to associate the degree of adverse
symptoms of menopause with selected demographic variables. A sample of 100 post menopausal women
with adverse symptom of menopause were meet the inclusion criteria. An extensive review of literature and
guidance by experts formed the foundation to the development of the study. The data was collected for the
study and was tabulated and analyzed.
The mean and standard deviation aspect of post menopausal women with adverse symptoms of menopause
was identified. Overall the mean founded to be 16 (mean percentage 36.3%) and standard deviation as 3.07.
The frequency distribution in the study shows that majority of 95% were belongs to the low symptoms, 5%
were moderate symptoms and 0% were high symptoms providing Health care services. And also women
with more adverse effects of menopausal symptoms were directed for counseling and advised to practice
relaxation techniques.
The association between demographic variable in relation with adverse effect of women with post menopause
symptoms It shows that age of women, Age attaining menopause, No of children, Marital status, Educational
qualification, Occupation, Monthly income does not have significant association with adverse effect of
women aspect at p value < 0.05 level of significance

Author Biography

Vijaya Kumar P.1, Vishwanathan K.1, Shobana V.1, Malathi S.1, N. Thivya2

1B.Sc. (Nursing) IV Year Students, 2M.Sc. (N), Assistant Professor, Chettinad College of Nursing,
Chetinad Academy of Research and Education, Kelambakkam, Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu

Published
2020-05-22
How to Cite
Vijaya Kumar P.1, Vishwanathan K.1, Shobana V.1, Malathi S.1, N. Thivya2. (2020). Assessment of Adverse Symptoms of Menopause among Post Menopausal Women in a Selected Rural Community at Kancheepuram District, Tamilnadu, India. Medico Legal Update, 20(2), 217-220. Retrieved from http://ijop.net/index.php/mlu/article/view/1102