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Mazloomymahmoodabad S, Ardjmandi M, Farajkhoda T, Karimi zarchi M, Fallah zadeh H. To Evaluate Health-Related Quality of Life in Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in Yazd,2014. TB. 2016; 14 (6) :236-246
URL: http://tbj.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-2011-en.html

MS.c Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences , ardjmandimaryam@gmail.com ardjmandimaryam@gmail.com
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Introduction: Polycystic ovary syndrome is one of the most common endocrine disorders in women of childbearing age. The prevalence is about 4-15 per­­ cent. Disease present with menstrual disorders, hirsutism, acne, obesity and associated metabolic complications in the long term and the quality of life of patients is affected. The aim of this study was to prioritize the problems of patients with polycystic ovary syndrome to improve the quality of life.

Methods: This cross-sectional descriptive study was conducted on 70 women with polycystic ovary syndrome Referred to the Baghai poor clinic in Yazd. Polycystic ovary syndrome questionnaire was used to collect information.

Results: Mean scores in order from less to more include menstrual disorders (57.6), weight (63.06), infertility (68.77), emotional (68.9) and hirsutism (72.6). The mean age was 29.03±6.14 and the mean BMI was 28.3±5.6. More than 70 percent had BMI higher than 25. Among the demographics data, age, marital status, education level, income level and employment status did not affect any of the areas. Weight is predictive of weight area and the child is predictive of infertility area.

Conclusion: Considering the profound impact of the disease on various aspects of health, further studies to investigate the relationship between symptoms and treatments on quality of life and planning to increase the quality of life of people is necessary.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2015/07/29 | Accepted: 2015/09/16 | Published: 2016/03/12

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