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Indian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research


Impact of socioeconomic and demographic factors on reproductive tract infections during reproductive age group (18-45) years


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Author Details : Vasudha Sawant, Sreesti Jaiswal, Manjiri Desai

Volume : 5, Issue : 3, Year : 2018

Article Page : 353-356


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Abstract

Introduction: The Aims of this study were to identify the prevalence of reproductive tract infection in married women of reproductive age group (18-45 years), to analyse the impact of socioeconomic and demographic factors on reproductive tract infections, to treat the underlying cause.
Materials and Methods: Total of 500 women were examined, out of those 300 women was found to have reproductive tract infections and were enrolled for further study and evaluation. Appropriate antibiotics were given to them and then followed.
Results: The study results showed a high prevalence of RTI (60%). The highest prevalence was found among the age group between 26-29years followed by 30-33years and 34-37 years. The most affected women were from rural population (80%), low socioeconomic group (63.4%) and illiterate (59%).
Conclusion: The present study showed high prevalence of RTI. It needs further depth study on their literacy and economic factors to evaluate and analyse the impact of these factors on reproductive tract infections.

Keywords: Reproductive tract infection, Socioeconomic, Demographic, Symptoms.

Doi : 10.18231/2394-2754.2018.0081

How to cite : Sawant V, Jaiswal S, Desai M, Impact of socioeconomic and demographic factors on reproductive tract infections during reproductive age group (18-45) years. Indian J Obstet Gynecol Res 2018;5(3):353-356

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