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Indian Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology

Understanding status of PCOS in Nagpur city: A survey based study

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Author Details : Prashant Amale, Shilpa Deshpande*, Varsha Barethia

Volume : 6, Issue : 3, Year : 2019

Article Page : 93-98

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Objective: To study the status of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) in nagpur city along with the creation of its awareness.
Materials and Methods: This questionnaire based survey was conducted in Nagpur city which included the female subject between 12-60 years of age. A questionnaires consisting of 27 questions related to PCOS prepared in accordance with the available literature and gynecologist’s opinion. Questionnaires were circulated and collected data were analyzed.
Results: Present study revealed that participants surveyed from age group I (12-20 yrs), II (21-40 yrs) exhibit most while group III (41-60 yrs) exhibit less symptoms similar to that of PCOS. In addition, age group II participants found to have diagnosed PCOS condition.
Conclusion: Age group I may be most susceptible while group II is at high risk for the development of PCOS and associated problems.

Keywords: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), Questionnaire, Hirsutism, Hyperandrogenism.

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijpp.2019.021

How to cite : Amale P , Deshpande S , Barethia V, Understanding status of PCOS in Nagpur city: A survey based study. Indian J Pharm Pharmacol 2019;6(3):93-98

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