Problems related to menstruation amongst adolescent girls

  title={Problems related to menstruation amongst adolescent girls},
  author={Pragya Sharma and Chetna Malhotra and Devender K Taneja and Renuka Saha},
  journal={The Indian Journal of Pediatrics},
ObjectiveTo study the types and frequency of problems related to menstruation in adolescent girls and the effect of these problems on daily routine.MethodsGirls in the age group 13–19 years who had had menarche for at least one year at the time of study. 198 adolescent girls have been studied. Data was collected by personal interviews on a pre-tested, semi-structured questionnaire. The questions covered menstrual problems, regularity of menses in last three cycles of menstruation and the effect… 
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