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Year : 2005  |  Volume : 49  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 238-239

A study of leucorrhoea in reproductive age group women of Nagpur city


1 Lecturer, Dept. of PSM, MGM Medical College, Kamothe Navi Mumbai, India
2 Associate Professor, Dept. of PSM, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Nagpur, India

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R N Kulkarni
Lecturer, Dept. of PSM, MGM Medical College, Kamothe Navi Mumbai
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


PMID: 16479906

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A community based cross-sectional study was conducted in reproductive age group women in an urban community of Nagpur, to assess the prevalence of leucorrhoea & the factors influencing the same in these women. The study participants included 506 females, out of which 149 were unmarried & 357 were married. Detailed history & clinical examination was done in all the females including gynecological examination in all the married females. Leucorrhoea was present in 139(27.47%) females. Leucorrhoea was found significantly more in married females as compared to unmarried (p<0.001), pregnant as compared to non-pregnant (OR=2.10,95% C.I.=1.02-4.32), & women of lower socioeconomic status (p<0.001), women with high parity (p<0.001). Use of Cu-T was not associated with Leucorrhoea (p>0.05).


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