Risk factors and incidence of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) among clients of Kabalaka Reproductive Health Center
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This study was conducted to determine the risk factors and incidence of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) among clients of Kabalaka Reproductive Health Center. More specifically, the study aimed to determine the characteristics of clients such as age, civil status, age at sexual debut, number of children, number of pregnancy, educational attainment, employment status; to determine the family planning practices of clients; to determine the incidence of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) among the pap smear clients; determine the relationship in family planning (FP) practices according to characteristics of clients; determine the relationship between the characteristics of clients and incidence of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID); and the relationship between Family planning (FP) and incidence of PID. This is a retrospective study utilizing the data of the family planning and Pap smear clients of Kabalaka Reproductive Health Center. Majority of the participants in this study were 35 years old and below, mostly married, had reached Elementary/HS/Vocational education and most of them were unemployed. Majority of participants were DMPA user. Among the characteristics identified, only educational attainment was significantly related with family planning practice and incidence of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID).
Catedral, M. B. (2009). Risk factors and incidence of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) among clients of Kabalaka Reproductive Health Center (Unpublished Master's thesis). Central Philippine University, Jaro, Iloilo City.
DepartmentSchool of Graduate Studies
DegreeMaster of Arts in Nursing
GSL Theses 610.73072 C282
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