Preventive Medicine and Public Health Department, Granada University, Spain
Is Menstrual Bleeding A Problem For Students?
Author(s): Raúl Martos-García*, Enriqueta Barranco-Castillo, David Molina-Muñoz and Aurora Bueno-Cavanillas
Objectives: To determine the length and intensity of monthly bleeding using the characteristics of the pictorial blood loss assessment chart (PBAC) in a cohort of school girls and university students aged under 26 years and to determine the percentage of this cohort with a PBAC score >100. Design: Evidence obtained from several timed series with or without the intervention. Prospective observational study Design Classification: Ii-3 Setting: Secondary school and university centre Patients: 82 secondary school and university students aged 12-25 years. Interventions: They completed a PBAC prospectively within their last menstruation Methods: The sample was divided into three age groups (12-16, 17-20, 21-25 years). The l.. Read More»