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This article is from Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences, volume 30.AbstractObjective: To evaluate the effect of Body Mass Index and nutritional status on the menstrual pattern in adolescent girlsMethods: Four hundred one adolescent girls who attained menarche were selected from five schools in Hyderabad. The data was collected by trained medical undergraduate and postgraduates by interviewing adolescent school girls using a pre-designed pre-tested questionnaire. BMI was calculated using the formula: BMI kg-m2 = Weight kg - Height 2 m2. Hb was estimated by Sahlis method using a haemoglobinometer. Data was analyzed using SPSS 11.0.Results: The mean age of the girls was 14.96 +- 1.5 years. Three hundred and five 76% of the girls had a normal menstrual cycle, twenty-eight 7 % had frequent periods, fifty-two 13% had infrequent periods and sixteen 4% of the girls had totally irregular cycles and a pattern could not be determined. Three hundred and five 76% of girls had a normal menstrual flow, sixty-eight 17% had heavy flow and twenty-eight 7% had scanty flow. One hundred fifty two 38% of girls complained of premenstrual symptoms. Two hundred thirty one 60% girls were clinically anemic. Two hundred and seventy seven 69% had a BMI between 18.5 - 24.9 kg-m2. One hundred and eight 27% were underweight with a BMI of 14 – 18.49kg-m2, while sixteen 4% were overweight with BMI 25 – 29.99 kg-m2. A statistically significant relationship was found between BMI and social class P



Autor: Dars, Saira; Sayed, Khashia; Yousufzai, Zara

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