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Impact of menstruation on academic performance among female nursing students


Preeti Bahuguna | Premlata Singh | Shashi Sagar | Shivani | Simranjeet Kaur



Preeti Bahuguna | Premlata Singh | Shashi Sagar | Shivani | Simranjeet Kaur "Impact of menstruation on academic performance among female nursing students" Published in International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development (ijtsrd), ISSN: 2456-6470, Volume-5 | Issue-3, April 2021, pp.982-985, URL: https://www.ijtsrd.com/papers/ijtsrd40029.pdf

A quantitative descriptive research design was used to assess the impact of menstruation on academic performance among female nursing students of GNM Ist year at Rohilkhand School of nursing, Bareilly, UP. 50 female nursing students of GNM Ist year were selected through convenient sampling technique. The data were collected by assessment checklist of menstrual symptoms and academic performance. The result showed that28(56%) were heavy abdomen cramp during menstruation, 34(68%) students were getting anger during their periods,27(54%) were having sleep disturbance, 36(72%) were reported that they had pelvic pain, 32(64%) students were having fatigue/tiredness and 28(56%) students having irritability during menstruation. The academic performance findings shows that 29(58%) were not having interest to go to the college during menstruation33(66%) were said that they had a feeling of hesitation to go for practical classes, 27(54%) were not having interest to write their examination during menstruation, 28(66%) were not able to complete their assignment in time and 26(52%) students were having feeling of inferiority during menstruation. There was significant association between menstrual symptoms of abdominal cramps, anger, sleep disturbance, pelvic pain, fatigue, irritability, forgetfulness, headache, generalized body ache, loss of appetite, nausea/vomiting, mood swings, breast tenderness and constipation with their selected baseline data of marital status, duration of menstrual cycle, regularity of menstruation, experience of menstrual symptoms and treatment of menstrual discomfort. The study concluded that that the menstrual symptoms having a major impact on academic performance of female students. So the study findings suggested the students need counseling or related facilities to reduce the effect of menstrual symptoms on academic performance.

Impact, Menstruation, Academic performance, Female Nursing students, GNM 1st year


IJTSRD40029
Volume-5 | Issue-3, April 2021
982-985
IJTSRD | www.ijtsrd.com | E-ISSN 2456-6470
Copyright © 2019 by author(s) and International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development Journal. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 4.0) (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0)

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