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International Journal of Midwifery and Nursing Practice
International Journal of Midwifery and Nursing Practice
2021, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part B
Reproductive tract morbidities and health-seeking practices among married women in a selected urban area from Bangalore

Sundaram Vijayalakshmi, Sruthi Theresa Tom, Steffy Stephen and Stephy Mol Stephen

Background: Reproductive tract morbidities are common among married women and cause serious threats to their health and wellbeing. It accounts for 36.6% of other diseases globally.
Objectives: To determine the reproductive tract morbidities and health-seeking practices among married women in a selected urban area from Bangalore.
Methods: A quantitative research approach with a descriptive research design was used in an urban area of Tavarekere, Bangalore. A convenient sampling technique was used to select 300 samples. A checklist was used to assess the prevalence of reproductive tract morbidities and health-seeking practices among married women.
Results: The majority of the subjects were suffered from abnormal vaginal discharge 176 (58.7%) followed by low backache 136 (45.3%). 124 (41.3%) of them were not taken any sort of treatment and 96 (32%) of them took treatment from Government hospitals for their reproductive tract morbidities. Regarding the type of medicine 123 (41%) of them have used allopathy. There is a significant relationship between reproductive tract morbidities and health-seeking practices among married women at P<0.05 level.
Conclusion:The study concluded that the prevalence of reproductive tract morbidities is common and the health-seeking practices were lower among married women.
Pages : 83-86 | 94 Views | 47 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Sundaram Vijayalakshmi, Sruthi Theresa Tom, Steffy Stephen, Stephy Mol Stephen. Reproductive tract morbidities and health-seeking practices among married women in a selected urban area from Bangalore. Int J Midwifery Nurs Pract 2021;4(1):83-86.
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