An Exploratory Study to Assess the Reproductive Health Problems among Married Women in Selected Rural Areas of District Jalandhar, Punjab, 2015
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Background of the study
Reproductive health problems are the burning issue in the present scenario. Reproductive health problems are the dysfunction of the reproductive tract, or any illness which is a consequence of reproductive behaviour including pregnancy, abortion, childbirth or sexual behaviour and may include those of psychological nature.
To assess the reproductive health problems among married women.
To find out association between reproductive health problems among married women with their selected socio-demographic variables.
An exploratory study was conducted on conveniently selected 200 married women aged 18–55 years from selected rural areas of district Jalandhar, Punjab. Data was collected with the help of a structured checklist related to reproductive health problems among married women.
Result and Conclusion
In the present study out of 200 married women majority 66 (3%) of married women were having gynecological problems followed by 28 (14%) of married women who experienced obstetrical problems and only 01 (00.05%) married women had side effects related to use of contraceptives. 39 (19.50) of married women had no reproductive health problem. It was also analyzed that 59 (29.50%) married women had both gynecological and obstetrical problems followed by 3 (01.50%) who had Contraceptive and Gynecological problems and only 1 (00.50%) married women had obstetrical and contraceptive problem. In 03 (01.50%) married women all the three gynecological, obstetrical and contraceptive problems were present.
Reproductive health problems, Married Women.