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International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing

P-ISSN: 2664-2298 E-ISSN: 2664-2301
International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing
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International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing
2020, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part A
Knowledge regarding leucorrhoea and its associated factors among married women of reproductive age group in selected rural areas of Sikkim

Shashirani Pangambam, Sonam Zangmu Sherpa, Naina Thapa, Archana Niroula, Anusha Sharma, Yashey Ongmu Bhutia, Bhagya Priya Phukan, Sheetal Subba, Sharnima Gurung, Emu T Lepcha, Yangzon Thungon, Kriti Gurung, Eva Lepcha and Jimly Hazarika

Leucorrhoea is very common problem among women of reproductive age. Only few women have knowledge about this condition and take preventive measures to manage it. The purpose of this study was to assess the knowledge and find associated factors. Descriptive research design was used and it was conducted among married women from age 18-49 years of Pakyong, East Sikkim. A structured knowledge questionnaire was administered to 100 samples. The study revealed that only 5% samples had good level of knowledge, 57% had average level of knowledge and 38% had poor level of knowledge. Also, there was association of knowledge on leucorrhoea with age, occupation and age at menarche. The study shows that there is a need to improve knowledge regarding leucorrhoea in women of reproductive age group. The health care professional should take initiative and improve knowledge of community people through various activities.
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Shashirani Pangambam, Sonam Zangmu Sherpa, Naina Thapa, Archana Niroula, Anusha Sharma, Yashey Ongmu Bhutia, Bhagya Priya Phukan, Sheetal Subba, Sharnima Gurung, Emu T Lepcha, Yangzon Thungon, Kriti Gurung, Eva Lepcha, Jimly Hazarika. Knowledge regarding leucorrhoea and its associated factors among married women of reproductive age group in selected rural areas of Sikkim. Int J Obstetrics Gynaecological Nurs 2020;2(1):12-19.
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