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International Journal of Advance Research in Community Health Nursing

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International Journal of Advance Research in Community Health Nursing
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International Journal of Advance Research in Community Health Nursing
2019, Vol. 1, Issue 1, Part A

A study to assess the prevalence of polycystic ovarian disease (PCOD) among adolescent girls in Saraswathi Nagar, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh


K Vennela Kumari and Latha P

Background: Ovulatory disorder is a very common gynecological disorder that presents in a variety of clinical conditions including amenorrhea, irregular periods. Polycystic ovarian disease is an endocrine disorder that affect approximately 5% of young women among all races and nationalities. The most common hormonal disorder may occur among women in the reproductive age, between 13-40 years and leading major cause of infertility.
Aim: The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence of PCOD among adolescent girls.
Objectives: 1. To determine the prevalence of PCOD among adolescent girls in Saraswathi Nagar. 2. To associate the prevalence on PCOD among adolescent girls with selected demographic variables.
Methodology: 100 adolescent girls living in Saraswathi Nagar, Nellore were selected by using simple random sampling method.
Results: Regarding the prevalence of PCOD among adolescent girls, 48(48%) had no PCOD, 23(23%) had mild PCOD, 29(29%) had moderate PCOD and no one had severe PCOD.
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How to cite this article:
K Vennela Kumari, Latha P. A study to assess the prevalence of polycystic ovarian disease (PCOD) among adolescent girls in Saraswathi Nagar, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh. Int J Adv Res Community Health Nurs 2019;1(1):07-10.
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