Insomnia in Perimenopausal Women: A Study at TuDu Hospital, Vietnam
Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Volume 7, Issue 4, July 2019, Pages: 104-108
Received: May 20, 2019; Accepted: Jun. 19, 2019; Published: Jun. 29, 2019
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Tuan Vo, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Thang Huynh, Department of General Gynecology, Tudu Hospital, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Insomnia with direct or indirect influences on perimenopausal illnesses was recorded in various studies. In order to improve the quality of treatment, a study is needed to define insomnia prevalence and related factors in perimenopausal clients at Tu Du Ob/Gyn Hospital. A cross-sectional study was conducted during October – December 2017 in 45-to-52-years-old clients seeking routine gynecology examination at Tu Du Hospital. Insomnia-disorder scoring from Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) was used to screen insomnia. Interviews were made on household, sociology, history of perimenopausal illness, economic conditions, marital status, family and social relationship, which, then, was compared between the two groups with diagnostic screening as having insomnia versus no insomnia. 386 cases were admitted into the study, the prevalence of insomina was 27.72%. Insomnia related to age when comparing age groups of 50-52 against 45-49 (PR = 1.9; 95%CI= 1.1 – 3.5), economic status (PR = 2.99; 95%CI = 1.2 – 7.6), hot flush (PR = 3.65; 95%CI = 2 – 6.6). Those findings indicated that Perimenopausal women should be screened on insomnia for counseling and early treatment.
Perimenopausal, Insomnia, Vietnam
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Tuan Vo, Thang Huynh, Insomnia in Perimenopausal Women: A Study at TuDu Hospital, Vietnam, Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics. Vol. 7, No. 4, 2019, pp. 104-108. doi: 10.11648/j.jgo.20190704.12
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