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Effect of Education on Middle-Aged Women's practice towards Menopause
S.B Hasanpour azghadi , Z Abbasi
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Background:  Menopause is not avoidable and will occur in every woman's  life. Understanding risk factors and their prevention is necessary for every women. This important will be possible ough health care education. The purpose of this research was to find out the effect of education on middle-aged women's practice towards menopause.

Material   & Methods:  In this quasi-experimental study, 90 women aged 40 and 60 years were randomly selected sampling. Then, the effect of education on their practice was evaluated. Before the  implementation  of  education  program,  primary  information  about  woman's  practice  was collected through questionnaire. After study the obtained data and need assessment of the subjects, appropriate education program was planned. Then, in two, one hour session, , Individual face to ace education program was offered to all SUbjects. Three months later, information was collected through original questionnaire again. Mc-Nemar, t-student, one-way ANOYA and paired t-test were ed for data analysis.

Results: The results of this research showed that post- education mean practice was significantly ifferent from that of pre-education (P=O.OOOB).efore education, 77.8% of research units had poor ractice, 21.1% had a moderate and only 1.1% had good practice, after education 5.6% the woman ad poor practice 72.2% had moderate and 22.2% had good practice.

conclusions:  The study showed that the reasonable way to increase people's  health behaviors is based on health education. Through such education, it is possible to equip individuals with enough knowledge to take care of their health. Statistical findings of this study emphasize on education and roviding health care centers for this group.

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Type of Study: Orginal Research | Subject: Basic Sciences
Received: 2015/03/28 | Accepted: 2015/03/28 | Published: 2015/03/28
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Hasanpour azghadi S, Abbasi Z. Effect of Education on Middle-Aged Women's practice towards Menopause . JNKUMS. 2009; 1 (2 and 3) :71-77
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