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International Journal of Nursing Education and Research
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Menstrual Health Problems and Menstrual Management of Adolescent Girls
Dr. A. Anbumalar1, Mrs. B. Sasirekha2
1Lecturer in Nutrition and Dietetics, Rani Meyyammai College of Nursing, Annamalai University.
2Tutor, Rani Meyyammai College of Nursing, Annamalai University.
The objective of the study was to ascertain menstrual health problems and menstrual management of the selected girls. To achieve this objective, 209 girls were selected by purposive sampling technique in the age group of 11-14 years from three schools of Chidambaram in Cuddalore District, Tamilnadu, India. After obtaining prior permission from the school authorities, questionnaire was used to elicit information on menstrual health problems and menstrual management. It was evident from the results that majority of the girls reported negative attitude towards menarche and their menstrual management was not satisfactory.
Menstrual Health Problems, Menstrual Management, Adolescent Girls.
A. Anbumalar, B. Sasirekha. Menstrual Health Problems and Menstrual Management of Adolescent Girls. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2016. 2016; 4(4): 411-412.
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