A study of quality of life among perimenopausal women in selected coastal areas of Karnataka, India

Nayak, Gayathry and Kamath, Asha and Kumar, Pratap and Rao, Anjali (2012) A study of quality of life among perimenopausal women in selected coastal areas of Karnataka, India. Journal of Mid-Life Health, 3 (2). pp. 71-75.

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Abstract

Background: To study the menopause related symptoms affecting the quality of life (QOL) of perimenopausal women in order to understand the prevalence and plan for the interventions. Materials and Methods: Two hundred and nine women were evaluated for perimenopausal symptoms using a 29 item MENQOL questionnaire. Results: The physical and psychosocial symptoms were found to be more prevalent than the vasomotor and sexual symptoms. Conclusion: Perimenopausal symptoms widely vary in women populations, accurate recording and understanding of which is essential to plan effective interventions to improve the QOL

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Awareness, Karnataka, MENQOL questionnaire, perimenopausal symptoms, QOL
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Biochemistry
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Community Medicine
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Yoga
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2012 09:26
Last Modified: 13 Dec 2012 09:26
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/77684

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