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Evaluate Postmenopausal Women’s Knowledge of Osteoporosis Prevention at Specific hospital, Kancheepuram

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Abstract

Osteoporosis is a disease that changes with time. It’s a serious bone condition marked by brittle bones. Thickness, less technical degradation of bone tissue, and consequent increased bone plasticity, greatly increasing the risk of fractures bone. Osteoporosis is a public health issue affecting 200 million women worldwide each year.

Objectives

Evaluate postmenopausal women’s knowledge of osteoporosis prevention.

Methodology

Quantitative approach with descriptive research design. Independent variable is self-structured inquiry and dependent variable is Knowledge of postmenopausal women. The study was conducted at kancheepuram district. Sample includes post-menopausal who fulfils the inclusion criteria were selected by convenient sampling technique.

Results

Osteoporosis among postmenopausal women was 11.82 with standard deviation 4.57 with maximum score of 20.0. The calculated statistically highly significant at p<0.05 level.

Summary

The analysis shows there is no association with the level of knowledge among osteoporosis in post-menopausal women.

Imprint

Angelin Lavanya S., Rachel J., Jagadeeswari J.. Evaluate Postmenopausal Women’s Knowledge of Osteoporosis Prevention at Specific hospital, Kancheepuram. Cardiometry; Issue 23; August 2022; p.94-96; DOI: 10.18137/cardiometry.2022.23.9496; Available from: https://www.cardiometry.net/issues/no23-august-2022/evaluate-postmenopausal-women's-knowledge

Ключевые слова

Osteoporosis,  Knowledge,  Post-menopausal women,  Evaluate,  Prevention
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