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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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Evaluation of Knowledge of Perception And Coping Strategies of Perimenopausal Women Through Self Inustructional Module (SIM)

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Aisha Parveen, Paras wani, Mohammad Junnaid Siddiqui



Index Terms— Knowledge, Menopause, SIM



Abstract- According to women's 2007 about one in five women residing in India are likely to experience menopause by age of 41.An exploratory, descriptive and quasi experiential study was conducted on 100 subjects to evaluate knowledge of perception and coping strategies of perimenopausal women through self inustructional module (SIM).A questionnaire was made and after informed consent data was collected and it was found that there was a significant difference in the perception scores of the subjects before and after intervention as revealed by the Wilcoxon Signed Ranks test (p<0.001).The study showed that educational level was strongly associated with perception and coping strategies. Results revealed that a literate woman had better perception and coping strategies in comparison to an illiterate women.



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