Prevalence of primary dysmenorrhea and its association with the quality of life among medical students in USM

Emmanuel Joseph, Sebastian Thevaraja (2013) Prevalence of primary dysmenorrhea and its association with the quality of life among medical students in USM. Masters thesis, Universiti Sains Malaysia.

[img] PDF
Download (250Kb)

    Abstract

    Senggugut merupakan penyumbang utama morbiditi haid di kalangan wanita remaja dan dewasa muda. Kesan buruknya boleh menjejaskan kualiti hidup mereka. Suatu kajian irisan lintang telah dijalankan di Fakulti Perubatan Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Kelantan dalam tempoh kajian 10 September 2012 hingga 10 Mei 2013. Objektif umum kajian ini adalah untuk menentukan prevalens senggugut dan kesannya terhadap kualiti kesihatan yang berkaitan kehidupan (HRQoL) di kalangan pelajar perubatan wanita USM. Persampelan rawak mudah telah digunakan untuk pemilihan 188 pelajar perubatan wanita Tahun Satu dan Tahun Dua dari senarai nama pelajar yang dikenakan kriteria pengecualian dan kemasukan. Daripada borang soal selidik yang diedarkan, 172 pelajar mengembalikannya bermakna kadar respons sebanyak 91.5%. Dysmenorrhea is a significant contributor of menstrual morbidity among females in their adolescents and early adulthood period. Its adverse consequences could affect their quality of life. A cross sectional study was conducted at the Medical faculty of Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Kelantan during the study period of 10 September 2012 till 10 May 2013. The general objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of dysmenorrhea and its effect on the health related quality of life (HRQoL) among USM female medical students. Simple random sampling was used for the selection of 188 female Medical students in Year One and Year Two from the students name list that fitted the exclusion and inclusion criteria. Out of the questionnaires distributed, 172 students returned them meaning a response rate of 91.5%.

    Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
    Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
    Divisions: Kampus Kesihatan (Health Campus) > Pusat Pengajian Sains Perubatan (School of Medical Sciences)
    Depositing User: Mr Noorazilan Noordin
    Date Deposited: 08 Sep 2017 09:52
    Last Modified: 08 Sep 2017 09:52
    URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/36417

    Actions (login required)

    View Item
    Share