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Vol. 8, Issue 6 (2019)

A study to assess the self-reported practices during menstrual cycle among adolescent girls from the selected schools of Pune city

Author(s):
Ashwini Hasanale, Dnyaneshwari Wagh, Shilpa Baby, Rupam Jawale and Takshashila Sonwane
Abstract:
Introduction: Mensuration is a unique natural process is happened in the girls. Our country there are many taboos and myths which is circled by around females. Focusing to this particular factors girls are not allowed to take participation in any functional events, rituals and they are refused to involved in such enjoyable moments.
Related to these backgrounds of study which we conducted by assessing the self-reported practices during menstruation. Many girls follow unhygienic practices and some girls who performed proper hygiene practices. Overall study shows that this adolescent have average practices and there need to make them aware about proper hygiene during menstruation. It is necessary to avoid infection, abdominal pain and disease related to unhygienic practices. Thus, mothers, nursing student and other health team member must try to educate girls by conducting various health programmes. So, that adolescent group may gain appropriate knowledge. Hence, they will not have any issues regarding menstruation.
Purposes: The purpose of study is to find out the self- reported practice during menstrual cycle among adolescent girls from the selected schools of Pune City.
Objectives: To assess self- reported practice during, menstrual cycle among the adolescent girls to associate the findings with the selected demographic variable.
Result: Mean score of self-reported practice during menstrual cycle among adolescent girl was 37.305 with 5.14 standard deviation that shows average practice.
Conclusion: Self-reported practice during menstrual cycle among adolescent girl was average.
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How to cite this article:
Ashwini Hasanale, Dnyaneshwari Wagh, Shilpa Baby, Rupam Jawale, Takshashila Sonwane. A study to assess the self-reported practices during menstrual cycle among adolescent girls from the selected schools of Pune city. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(6):1149-1152.
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