PREVALENCE AND RISK FACTORS OF POLYCYSTIC OVARY SYNDROME
Background. Health of women is regarding the precaution, protecting, finding, as well as treatment of diseases that are interesting to women. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is significantly predominant and likely constitutes the most often experienced diseases of endocrine in women of conceptive age. PCOS is a typical issue among high schooled young girls and young women. Actually, about 1 out of 10 women has PCOS.
Objective. Our objective is to assess prevalence and the risk factors of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in women of Karachi, Pakistan.
Design and Setting. This is a cross-sectional questionnaire-based study with a stratified sampling technique.
Method. A questionnaire was designed and distributed in a sample size of 100 in order to assess prevalence and factors of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
Results. After the collection of data the result was evaluated. The outcome results indicated that PCOS is more prevalent in single and young women. There is significantly increased number of women with the positive family history of diabetes.
Conclusion. PCOS is the most well-known problem which influences the conceptive period of numerous women. Since 1 out of 10 and 1 out of 20 women of childbearing age has PCOS, it is basic that women are very much educated. It can be dealt with by doctor. Be that as it may, keeping up a sound and dynamic way of life may diminish the possibility of building up this condition.