Menstrual pain and associated factors amongst undergraduates of Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria.

@article{Okusanya2009MenstrualPA,
  title={Menstrual pain and associated factors amongst undergraduates of Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria.},
  author={Babasola O Okusanya and Kwanashie Garba and G B O Okome and O Ohiosimuan},
  journal={Nigerian journal of medicine : journal of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria},
  year={2009},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={409-12}
}
BACKGROUND We determined the prevalence of dysmenorrhoea and associated factors amongst undergraduates in a Nigerian university. Information on dysmenorrhoea amongst Nigerian populace is limited as it is seen as a norm and hence unreported. This is in spite of its consequences on women's socio-economic lives. METHOD This was a prospective questionnaire-based study. Cluster sampling technique was used and tests of statistical significance were done using Yates corrected Chi square. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING