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Menstrual hygiene practices and its association with reproductive tract infections and abnormal vaginal discharge among women in India.
OBJECTIVE The objective was to explore the determinants of menstrual hygienic practices and its effect on Reproductive Tract Infections (RTI) among ever married women in India. METHODS DistrictExpand
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Emerging trends and patterns of self-reported morbidity in India: Evidence from three rounds of national sample survey
BackgroundIndia is rapidly undergoing an epidemiological transition with a sudden change in the disease profile of its population. It is important to understand the changing nature of the burden ofExpand
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INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE AND UNINTENDED PREGNANCY AMONG ADOLESCENT AND YOUNG ADULT MARRIED WOMEN IN SOUTH ASIA
Summary This study examined the relationship between Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and unintended pregnancy among young women in South Asia using Demographic and Health Survey data from IndiaExpand
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The Nexus between Child Marriage and Women Empowerment with Physical Violence in Two Culturally Distinct States of India
Summary. We investigated the relationship between child marriage among young women and their level of empowerment with spousal physical violence in two culturally distinct states of India (Bihar andExpand
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Neglect of Menstrual Disorders in Reproductive Health Care in India: A Population-Based Survey
Menstrual health problems are a largely neglected priority within the sexual and reproductive health domain in most low-income countries. We examined the prevalence of menstrual health problems and...
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Identifying Socio-economic Barriers to Hygienic Menstrual Absorbent Use among Unmarried Girls in the Impoverished States of India
Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) among the adolescent and young women is a serious public health problem. This paper examines the socio-economic inequalities contributing to the use of hygienicExpand
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Hypertension Stages and Their Associated Risk Factors among Adult Women in India
We investigated the prevalence of different stages of hypertension and their association with selected sociodemographic factors among adult women in India. The study used data from the WHO Study onExpand
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Conducting Sexual Health Research among Rural Young Married Men
Conversations on sex and related matters are considered to be private in most Indian communities. Therefore, community-based research on sexuality is often challenging. Considering the paucity ofExpand
Menstrual Hygiene Management among Young Unmarried Women in India
Menstruation among women is an integral part and a natural process that starts with menarche and stops at menopause. Women use sanitary pad, clothes and other methods to prevent blood stains fromExpand
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