International Journal of Midwifery and Nursing Practice
2019, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part A
Assessment of knowledge and practice of menstrual hygiene among high school
Introductions: The issue of menstrual cleanliness is deficiently recognized and has not gotten appropriate consideration. Utilization of clean cushions and washing the genital zone are fundamental practices to keep the menstrual cleanliness. Unhygienic menstrual practices can influence the wellbeing of the young ladies and there is an expanded weakness to regenerative tract contaminations and pelvic incendiary infections and different intricacies. Thusly, the goal of this investigation was to survey the learning and routine with regards to menstrual cleanliness among secondary school young ladies at Berhampur, Odisha.
Materials and methods: A school based cross-sectional investigation configuration was utilized in Berhampur, Ganjam. A multi arrange examining system was utilized to choose 828 female secondary school understudies. Information gathering was done from May 04 to May 30, 2014 utilizing a pre-tried organized survey. The information were gone into a PC utilizing Epi-data form 3.5.1 and after that traded to SPSS for Windows variant 20.0 for investigation. Bivariate and multivariate calculated relapse examination was done at 95% certainty interim.
Results: In this investigation, 504 (60.9%) and 330 (39.9%) respondents had great information and routine with regards to menstrual cleanliness separately. The discoveries of the investigation demonstrated a huge positive relationship between great learning of feminine cycle and instructive status of moms (AOR = 1.51, 95% CI = 1.02 – 2.22), having radio/TV (AOR = 2.42, 95% CI: 1.64 – 3.56). Instructive status of the mother (AOR = 2.03, 95% CI = 1.38 – 2.97) and gaining lasting pocket cash from guardians (AOR = 2.73, 95% CI = 1.76 – 4.26) uncovered noteworthy positive relationship with great routine with regards to menstrual cleanliness.
Conclusions: The discoveries demonstrated that the information and routine with regards to menstrual cleanliness is low. Mindfulness with respect to the requirement for data about great menstrual practices is imperative. In this way, wellbeing instruction program ought to be setup to make mindfulness and routine with regards to great menstrual cleanliness.