Prevalence of lower genital tract infections and its related factors among Khmer women of reproductive age in Can Tho City, Vietnam in 2015 - 2016
Từ khóa:LGTIs, Khmer women, Can Tho City, related factors, reproductive age
This study aims to estimate the prevalence of Lower Genital Tract Infections (LGTIs) and its related factors among Khmer women of reproductive age in Can Tho City, Vietnam. A community-based, cross-sectional survey was conducted among 830 Khmer women of reproductive age in Can Tho City. The results of the study showed that 57.5% of the surveyed subjects have LGTIs including clinical forms such as cervicitis, vaginitis and vulvitis, among which cervical abnormalities account for a large part (58.9%). The rate of cervicitis among Khmer women living in rural areas was highest at 84.0%. The prevalence of LGTIs was highest in the above 41-aged group (70.5%). Farmers were the occupational group with the highest rate of LGTIs of 68.9%. In conclusions, 477 out of 830 Khmer women, or 57.5%, were diagnosed with lower genital tract infections. There was a statistically signifcant association between the prevalence of LGTIs and age, residence, and Khmer women’s occupation.
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Giấy phép xuất bản số: 150/GP-BTTTT cấp ngày 8/5/2014;
Giấy phép hoạt động báo chí điện tử số 322/GP-BTTTT cấp ngày 15/6/2016.