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jegargoosheh S, Reisy L, Alipour E, Nikjou R. The effect of lifestyle on menarche age among 11 to 14 year old girls in Ardabil. SJNMP 2021; 7 (1) :37-45
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1- School of Nursing and Midwifery, Ardabil University of Medical Sciences, Ardabil, Iran
2- Ardabil University of Medical Sciences
3- School of Nursing and Midwifery, Ardabil University of Medical Sciences, Ardabil, Iran , r.nikjou56@gmail.com
Abstract:   (1160 Views)
Background & Aim: The process of puberty is the most important event in a person's life. The first menstruation (menarche) unlike other changes in puberty, which is slow and continuous, the sudden onset of dardocene the first menstruation is associated with various factors such as genetic factors, environmental conditions, etc., so this study aims to investigate the lifestyle of menarche in girls it was performed for 11 to 14 year olds in Ardabil.
Materials & Methods: The present study is a descriptive-analytical cross-sectional study in which 300 female elementary and junior high school students (11-14 years old) in Ardabil were studied in the 2019. Sampling was performed in a two-stage random cluster. The data collectiontool consistedof a two-part questionnaire: the first part included demographic information and the second part consisted of a 42-item lifestyle questionnaire (resulting from the WHO standard lifestyle questionnaire). To achieve the results, the data were statistically analyzed using SPSS software version 18. Pvalue less than 0/05 was considered significant
Results: The results show that the mean age of menarche in girls aged 11 to 14 years in Ardabil is 12 ± 0/03 and between body mass (P = 0/003), nutrition, stress control (P <0/03) and self-care (P = 0/004) with age There is a significant relationship between menarche (P value less than 0/05 was considered significant), but there was a significant relationship between sports activity(P<0/70), smoking, alcohol and illicit substances (P = 0/6) and menarche age There is no gallows.
Conclusion: By identifying the effect of lifestyle dimensions on menarche age and controlling thesefactors, we can play an important role in preventing premature menarche and its complications
Keywords: menarche, puberty, students
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Received: 2021/04/17 | Revised: 2021/09/5 | Accepted: 2021/06/23 | Published: 2021/09/2 | ePublished: 2021/09/2

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