Prevalence of Primary Dysmenorrhea and Factors Associated with Its Intensity Among Undergraduate Students: A Cross-Sectional Study.

@article{Habibi2015PrevalenceOP,
  title={Prevalence of Primary Dysmenorrhea and Factors Associated with Its Intensity Among Undergraduate Students: A Cross-Sectional Study.},
  author={Nahal Habibi and Mary Soo Lee Huang and Wan Ying Gan and Rejali Zulida and Sayyed Morteza Safavi},
  journal={Pain management nursing : official journal of the American Society of Pain Management Nurses},
  year={2015},
  volume={16 6},
  pages={855-61}
}
Primary dysmenorrhea is a womanhood problem around the world and negatively affects quality of life. This study was designed to investigate the prevalence of primary dysmenorrhea and to determine the factors associated with its intensity. A cross-sectional study was carried out among 311 undergraduate female students aged 18 to 27 years in Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Iran. Socio-demographic characteristics and menstrual factors were obtained through interviews with the help of a… CONTINUE READING
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