:: Volume 19, Issue 1 (Scientific Journal of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences 2014) ::
SJKU 2014, 19(1): 45-50 Back to browse issues page
Evaluation of the risk factors related to dysfunctional uterine bleeding in peri-menopausal women in Sanandaj
Farnaz Zandvakili Dr1, Shoaleh Shahgeibi Dr1, Nasrin Soufizadeh Dr1, Masoomeh Rezaii Dr1, Fariba Farhadifar Dr 2, Fayegh Yousefi Dr1, Fahimeh Omidikazazi Dr1
1- Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences
2- Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences , fariba.farhadifar@muk.ac.ir
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Background and Aim: Dysfunctional uterine bleeding (DUB) is one of the common problems in peri-menopausal women that can affect their physical, emotional and social conditions. In addition DUB is one of the main causes of hysterectomy. The aim of this study was to investigate risk factors associated with DUB in peri-menopausal women in Sanandaj. Material and Method: This case–control study included 62 women with DUB(case group) and 124 women without DUB(control group). We used a questionnaire consisted of different items which was completed for every subject after clinical interview. Using SPSS software, data analysis was performed by chi-square, Fisher exact test and logistic regression. Results: DUB showed significant relationships with type of delivery (p=0.015) and age (p=0.045). DUB had no significant relationship with diabetes (p=0.095), hypertension (p=0.917) and type of contraceptive methods (p=0.906). Analysis by logistic regression revealed that women over 50 years of age and women with history of Cesarean section (C/S) had a respective risk of 2.284 (p=0.021) and 2.493 (p=0.009) times greater to develop DUB than women without these factors. Conclusion: The age over 50 years and C/S was suggested as risk factors which can be related to DUB. Attention to the advantages of vaginal delivery and complications of C/S is necessary and reduction of C/S rate can be effective in decreasing the incidence of DUB. Received: Jan 20, 2013 Accepted: Nov 27, 2013 Conflict of interest: None declared
Keywords: Uterine bleeding, Dysfunctional uterine bleeding, Risk factor.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2014/03/16 | Accepted: 2014/03/16 | Published: 2014/03/16



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