Prevalence of rtt among ever married women (15-49 years age group) in rajeev nagar (urban slum) Of dehra dun

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2005-12-31

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  • Surekha Kishore
  • Jayanti Semwa
  • Sonali Kar
  • P Saxena

Abstract

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%).

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Kishore S, Semwa J, Kar S, Saxena P. Prevalence of rtt among ever married women (15-49 years age group) in rajeev nagar (urban slum) Of dehra dun. Indian J Community Health [Internet]. 2005 Dec. 31 [cited 2022 Aug. 17];17(1,2):17-20. Available from: https://www.iapsmupuk.org/journal/index.php/IJCH/article/view/102

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