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Ataollahi, M and Otogara, M and Masoumi, SZ and Roshanaei, Ghodratollah (2017) Comparison of nutritional behaviors of women with and without PMS working in hospitals in Hamedan in 2015. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences. pp. 1823-1829.

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Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) is a common issue that affects women and international statistics indicate that this syndrome is increasing. Nutrition and diet, health behaviors, lifestyle and stress are factors affecting the incidence of premenstrual syndrome. This study aims to compare nutrition in women with and without PMS working in hospitals in Hamedan in 2015. This descriptive-comparative study is carried out with convenience sampling on 116 20-45 year old women with PMS and 116 women without it working in all hospitals of Hamadan. Data are collected using demographic questionnaire, nutrition questionnaire, Beck Depression Inventory, provisional diagnosis of PMS questionnaire and PMS daily diagnostic questionnaire and are analyzed using SPSS-17 software, descriptive statistics and Mann-Whitney tests, independent T-test and chi-square. The arithmetic means of nutrition type in women with and without PMS was 66.32 and 79.83, respectively. Results obtained from data analysis showed that there was statistically significant difference between the two groups in terms of nutrition (P < 0.001). Given the results, training and awareness are necessary for women and emphasis on modified diet is recommended as a non-medical option for prevention of PMS. Comparison of nutritional behaviors of women with and without.... Available from: [accessed Apr 29 2018].

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Sciences > School of Medicine
Depositing User: Mr Vahab Moshtaghi
Date Deposited: 29 Apr 2018 14:47
Last Modified: 21 May 2018 12:39

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