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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
2022, Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part A
A study to assess the level of stress among women with infertility at selected infertility centres of Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Mohanta Bijaya and Kalavathi S

Background and Objectives: Infertility is a global health issues. Inability to have a child is stressful and affects all aspects of couple’s lives. The aim of the study was to assess the level of stress among women with infertility.
Materials and Methods: A non-experimental, uni-variant descriptive survey design was used which included 200 infertile women in two infertility centres of Dehradun. The self-developed Likert stress scale was administered to all the participants.
Result: The descriptive and inferential statistics were used in this study. In this study according to their age, 82% were in the age group of (25-34) years. Out of 200 respondents, majority of women, 144 (72%) had severe stress followed by 56 (28%) had moderate stress. The levels of stress had significant association with type of family and span of infertility.
Conclusion: Relationship between stress and infertility has been debated for years. Women with infertility report elevated levels of anxiety and depression, so it is clear that infertility causes stress.
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How to cite this article:
Mohanta Bijaya, Kalavathi S. A study to assess the level of stress among women with infertility at selected infertility centres of Dehradun, Uttarakhand. Int J Obstetrics Gynaecological Nurs 2022;4(2):07-10.
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