Home|Journals Follow on Twitter| Subscribe to List

Directory for Medical Articles

Open Access

Original Research

Determination of the constipation status of the university students staying at girls' dormitory

Dilek Arslan, Kemal Macit Hisar.

Aim: This study is done as a descriptor to determine the constipation status of the university students staying at the girls' dormitory.
Method: The universe of the research was formed by female university students who reside at higher education dorms in Cankýrý. Whole of the universe was covered in the study without doing choice of the sample. For collecting the data used in the study, sociodemographic questionnaire developed by the researcher (to determine sex, marital status, and Constipation Severity Instrument (CSI) ' were used.
Results: 77.5 % of the female universities students participate in the study are between 18 and 21 years old, 39% of them are second graders. 48,1 % of incomes are under 500 TL., 14.9% of have the problem of constipation, 59.9% consumed water under and five cups a day and 52.6% describe motionless themselves. CSI average score female students' on the 73 (= 27.8 ± 11.3). In participants was determined to more invisible receiving meals, who not consume fruits and vegetables, and immobilized, pain, laziness and blockage feces of the colon.
Conclusions: According to these results, making the necessary training and advisory are recommended for reducing/preventing constipation problems of students and support them to deal with this problem.

Key words: Constipation; Students staying at girls' dormitory; Public Health

Share this Article

Journal of Interdisciplinary Histopathology


ScopeMed Home
Follow ScopeMed on Twitter
Article Tools
eJPort Journal Hosting
About ScopeMed
Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy
Suggest a Journal
Publisher Login
Contact Us

The articles in Scopemed are open access articles licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.
ScopeMed is a Database Service for Scientific Publications. Copyright © ScopeMed® Information Services.
Scopemed Buttons