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   2006| January-March  | Volume 31 | Issue 1  
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Computer related health problems among information technology professionals in Delhi
AK Sharma, S Khera, J Khandekar
January-March 2006, 31(1):36-38
DOI:10.4103/0970-0218.54936  
  10,682 538 4
Place of menstruation in the reproductive lives of women of rural North India
AJ Singh
January-March 2006, 31(1):10-14
DOI:10.4103/0970-0218.54923  
Objective : To ascertain the perceptions and experiences of women regarding menstruation. Methods : An integrated qualitative and quantitative study on reproductive health of Indian women was conducted in two primary health centre areas of rural north India. Present article reports on the perceptions of 1205 women regarding various aspects of menstruation. Results : Major source of information about menarche/menstruation was friends/relatives (72%). Mean age at menarche was ~ 15 years. Very few women (0.4%) used sanitary napkins. Majority of women had strong beliefs about effect of diet on menstruation. Most of them considered menstruation a dirty act and indulged in various taboo behaviours. Initial reaction was of fear/apprehension at menarche in majority of girls. Conclusion: Women in rural north India still hold tranditional beliefs regarding menstruation. Provision of a balanced and healthy family health education package to all girls is recommended.
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Status of sex determination test in North Indian villages
AJ Singh, AK Arora
January-March 2006, 31(1):41-43
DOI:10.4103/0970-0218.54940  
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Sex education in Indian schools through baazee.com
AJ Singh
January-March 2006, 31(1):3-5
DOI:10.4103/0970-0218.54921  
  6,835 148 -
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Self-medication practices in rural Maharashtra
VD Phalke, DB Phalke, PM Durgawale
January-March 2006, 31(1):34-35
DOI:10.4103/0970-0218.54933  
  5,444 351 2
Epidemiology of pulmonary tuberculosis in rural Aligarh
QH Khan
January-March 2006, 31(1):39-40
DOI:10.4103/0970-0218.54938  
  4,137 194 2
Prevalence of RTIs among women of reproductive age group in Shimla city
A Parashar, BP Gupta, AK Bhardwaj, R Sarin
January-March 2006, 31(1):15-17
DOI:10.4103/0970-0218.54924  
Objective : To find out the prevalence of RTIs among women of reproductive age group. Study design: Cross-Sectional Study. Setting and Participants : Women of reproductive age group in 25 Municipal Wards of Shimla City. Study period : March 1999 to October 1999. Sample size : 600 women between 15-49 years age. Study variables : Education, marital status, age at marriage, socioeconomic status, menstrual hygiene practices, contraceptive practices, parity. Results : The study was undertaken based on syndromic approach for RTIs. Based on the complaints of the patients, laboratory investigations were also undetaken. Overall prevalence of RTIs was found to be 36.3% and this prevalence was significantly related to mean age at the marriage, marital status, parity, menstrual hygiene practices, current contraceptive method use and socioeconomic status.
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Reproductive tract infection among female adolescents
R Ram, SK Bhattacharya, K Bhattacharya, B Baur, T Sarkar, A Bhattacharya, D Gupta
January-March 2006, 31(1):32-33
DOI:10.4103/0970-0218.54931  
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Evaluation of house-to-house strategy for intensive pulse polio immunization in rural area of Haryana
Ashoo Grover, PVM Lakshmi, AK Aggarwal
January-March 2006, 31(1):33-33
DOI:10.4103/0970-0218.54932  
  2,799 107 -
Prevalence of sickle cell disorders in rural Wardha
P Deshmukh, BS Garg, N Garg, NC Prajapati, MS Bharambe
January-March 2006, 31(1):26-27
DOI:10.4103/0970-0218.54928  
  2,497 253 4
Dog bites in children
KM Kale, SK Wadhva, NR Aswar, ND Vasudeo
January-March 2006, 31(1):24-25
DOI:10.4103/0970-0218.54927  
  1,763 183 2
Health financing : Protecting the poor
N Devadasan
January-March 2006, 31(1):6-9
DOI:10.4103/0970-0218.54922  
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An epidemiological study of cigarette smoking among male college students of Delhi University
Nandini Sharma, M Meghachandra Singh, GK Ingle, RC Jiloha
January-March 2006, 31(1):35-35
DOI:10.4103/0970-0218.54934  
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Gender inequality among adolescents in participation of activities for self-development in rural West Bengal
DK Das, R Biswas
January-March 2006, 31(1):44-45
DOI:10.4103/0970-0218.54941  
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EDITORIAL
Chrysotile in India: Truth held hostage
S Chaturvedi
January-March 2006, 31(1):1-2
DOI:10.4103/0970-0218.54920  
  1,351 77 1
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Cancer morbidity and mortality profile in Jabalpur - A hospital based study
A Sinha, PK Kasar, R Tiwari, A Sharma, TR Jadhav, HB Kalikoty, BK Kori, DK Pal
January-March 2006, 31(1):28-29
DOI:10.4103/0970-0218.54929  
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The impact of community-oriented primary care in Trongsa Dzongkhag, Kingdom of Bhutan
DK Nirola, G Tshering, J Brodie, MK Huntington
January-March 2006, 31(1):18-23
DOI:10.4103/0970-0218.54925  
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Confidence intervals and test of significance
MV Ajay Kumar
January-March 2006, 31(1):46-46
DOI:10.4103/0970-0218.54942  
  949 151 -
Hospital based study on psychoses in Mangalore
A Barua, H Shankar, A Jain, VK Bhat, NU Kiran, S Jayarama
January-March 2006, 31(1):30-31
DOI:10.4103/0970-0218.54930  
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Producing quality doctors: The dilemma of internship
Shankar Prinja, Ramesh Verma
January-March 2006, 31(1):23-23
DOI:10.4103/0970-0218.54926  
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