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Journal:   JOURNAL OF HOLISTIC NURSING AND MIDWIFERY   SPRING 2016 , Volume 25 , Number 79; Page(s) 48 To 55.
 
Paper: 

BODY MASS INDEX AND ITS RELATION TO MENOPAUSAL WOMEN’S QUALITY OF LIFE

 
 
Author(s):  GOLMAKANI A.*, SHARIATI SARCHESHMEH M., MAROUZI P., REZAIE SANI T.
 
* DEPARTMENT OF MIDWIFERY, SCHOOL OF BASIC SCIENCES, ISLAMIC AZAD UNIVERSITY NEYSHABUR BRANCH, NEYSHABUR, IRAN
 
Abstract: 

Introduction: In today’s world obesity has increasing prevalence and its prevalence in menopausal women is more than men. Menopause is the sign of elderly and it’s a biologic and inevitable milestone with noticeable effect on quality of life and knowing the effective factors on quality of life is very important issues in menopausal women’s life.
Objective: The present study aimed to determine the relationship between Body Mass Index (BMI) and Quality Of Life (QOL) of menopausal women in Neyshabur city.
Methods: This descriptive co relational study was conducted on 375 women aging 40-65years from Neyshabur city in 2010 who were chosen by random multiple stage method and had no history of hysterectomy, oophorectomy or hormone replacement therapy. Data were gathered by demographic and the Menopausal Quality Of Life (MQOL) questionnaires in health centers and Mosques. Data were analyzed by Pearson correlation, Chi-square, t-test and linear regression statistical tests.
Results: The mean age of the 375 participants was 55.4
±5 year. The Pearson correlation coefficient revealed no significant relation between Body Mass Index (BMI) and menopausal quality of life (P=0.998). Pearson correlation coefficient showed significant relationship between variables of age and exercise and menopausal women’s Quality Of Life (QOL) (p=0.0029, p=0.002 respectively). Also based on linear regression relation existed between age, marital status, smoking, exercise and residency and menopausal women’s Quality Of Life (QOL).
Conclusion: Study results indicated no relation between Quality Of Life (QOL) and menopausal women’s Quality Of Life (QOL) and. Quality of life improved in women who exercised.

 
Keyword(s): MENOPAUSE, BODY MASS INDEX, QUALITY OF LIFE
 
 
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GOLMAKANI, A., & SHARIATI SARCHESHMEH, M., & MAROUZI, P., & REZAIE SANI, T. (2016). BODY MASS INDEX AND ITS RELATION TO MENOPAUSAL WOMEN’S QUALITY OF LIFE. JOURNAL OF HOLISTIC NURSING AND MIDWIFERY, 25(79), 48-55. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=510648



Vancouver: Copy

GOLMAKANI A., SHARIATI SARCHESHMEH M., MAROUZI P., REZAIE SANI T.. BODY MASS INDEX AND ITS RELATION TO MENOPAUSAL WOMEN’S QUALITY OF LIFE. JOURNAL OF HOLISTIC NURSING AND MIDWIFERY. 2016 [cited 2021July24];25(79):48-55. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=510648



IEEE: Copy

GOLMAKANI, A., SHARIATI SARCHESHMEH, M., MAROUZI, P., REZAIE SANI, T., 2016. BODY MASS INDEX AND ITS RELATION TO MENOPAUSAL WOMEN’S QUALITY OF LIFE. JOURNAL OF HOLISTIC NURSING AND MIDWIFERY, [online] 25(79), pp.48-55. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=510648.



 
 
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