Prevalence of reproductive tract infections, genital prolapse, and obesity in a rural community in Lebanon.

@article{Deeb2003PrevalenceOR,
  title={Prevalence of reproductive tract infections, genital prolapse, and obesity in a rural community in Lebanon.},
  author={Mary E. Deeb and Johnny T Awwad and Joumana Stephan Y{\'e}retzian and Hanna G Kaspar},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={2003},
  volume={81 9},
  pages={
          639-45
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of reproduction-related illnesses in a rural community in Lebanon. METHODS Data were collected through interviews with women in their homes, physical examinations and history taking by physicians in a clinic in the community, and laboratory tests. A total of 557 ever-married women aged 15-60 years were selected randomly. FINDINGS Just over half of the sample (268, 50.6%) had five or more children, and (320, 78.9%) of women aged < 45 years were using… CONTINUE READING

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