Determining Bio-psychosocial Wellbeing and Family Support of Menopausal Women in Selected Hospitals of Udupi District, Karnataka: A cross-sectional study

Sushmitha, RK and Judith, AN (2011) Determining Bio-psychosocial Wellbeing and Family Support of Menopausal Women in Selected Hospitals of Udupi District, Karnataka: A cross-sectional study. International Journal of Nursing Education, 3 (2). pp. 114-117. ISSN 0974-9349

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Abstract

Objective:To determine biopsychosocial wellbeing and family support of menopausal women. Methods; Study Design:Cross-sectional design. The study was carried out in TMA Pai Hospital and District Hospital, Udupi, Karnataka. It included 100 menopausal women aged between 45–58 years. Biopsychosocial wellbeing was assessed using Family Support Scale and Rating scale on Biopsychosocial Wellbeing. Results:Out of 100 menopausal women 24% had high Biopsychosocial wellbeing, 75% moderate and 1% poor wellbeing and 50% of the respondents received good family support, 42% received moderate support. Only 8 percent of respondents received poor family support. The mean and standard deviation of biopsychosocial wellbeing (116.4 ± 16.49) and family support (44.6 ± 10.49) respectively. Out of 100 menopausal women 75.5% had biological wellbeing, 69.2% psychological and 76.9% had social wellbeing. The study findings showed that family support did not play a role in wellbeing of menopausal women (r= 0.095). The findings revealed that there was a significant positive correlation between family support and social wellbeing (r= 0.572). The findings revealed that there was significant positive correlation between biological, psychological and social factors. (r=0.605, r=0.50, r= 0.568). Pearson ‘r’ and Cramer's V was computed to find correlation between family support, biopsychosocial wellbeing and selected variables. The findings revealed that there was no significant correlation between family support and selected variables like age, marital status, type of family, socioeconomic status., also there was no significant correlation between Biopsychosocial wellbeing and selected variables like age, type of family, socioeconomic status. but significant correlation exists between Biopsychosocial wellbeing and marital status (r= 0.090). Conclusion: The current study identified that family support did not play any role in biopsychosocial wellbeing of menopausal women.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Menopausal women, Family Support, Biopsychosocial Wellbeing, Survey, India.
Subjects: Nursing > MCON Manipal > Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 28 Jan 2013 05:02
Last Modified: 28 Jan 2013 05:02
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/78107

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