A socio-medical study of morphological changes in endocervix with the use of oral contraceptives

Authors

  • S C Saxena
  • Meena Saxena
  • G Singh
  • Mamta Singh
  • Gauri Ganguli
  • J P Srivastava

Abstract

The present study was conducted among the oral contraceptive users to see any impact of their socialfactors on the morphological changes in the en- docervix. These changes were seen more prominantly in the advancing age, low socio-economic group multiparous and having their marital life more than 5 years period. The oral contraceptives were taken by 53.33 percent ofwomen for 7-18 months duration. The prevalence and severity of the mor­phological change increased significantly with the increase in duration 'of use of contraceptives. However no relationship was observed with the religion and nativity of the users as well as the types of oral contraceptives used.

 

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1995-09-30

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Saxena SC, Saxena M, Singh G, Singh M, Ganguli G, Srivastava JP. A socio-medical study of morphological changes in endocervix with the use of oral contraceptives. Indian J Community Health [Internet]. 1995 Sep. 30 [cited 2022 Jan. 18];8(2,3):15-8. Available from: https://www.iapsmupuk.org/journal/index.php/IJCH/article/view/26

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