Prevalence of rtt among ever married women (15-49 years age group) in rajeev nagar (urban slum) Of dehra dun
Objective To assess the prevalence of RTI among ever married women by using Syndromic approach. Study design Cross- Sectional study. SettingCross- Sectional study. Setting urban slum, Rajeev Nagar, Dehra Dun. Participants Ever married women in 15 - 49 years age group. Study periodJanuary- April 2003. Study variablesRTI, Occupation, S.E.S. Statistical analysis Percentage. ResultPrevalence of RTIs was found to be 7%. It was found to be maximum (57.14%) in laborer's and in women belonging to the lower middle class (65.7%). Commonest symptoms of RTIs were pain lower abdomen (74.2%), burning micturition (17.14%) and vulval itching (17.14%).