Evaluation knowledge of women's regarding uterine fibroids at Zagazig University Hospital

Author(s): Sabah Lotfy Mohamed

Objective: To evaluate knowledge of women's regarding uterine fi broids at Zagazig University Hospital. Design: A descriptive study design. Setting: the study was conducted in the gynaecological department and the outpatient clinic of Zagzig University. Patients: One hundred women diagnosed with uterine fi broids selected by a purposive sampling over one year. An interviewing questionnaire sheet was designed for data collection and brochure for counselling women with uterine fi broids. Interventions: The researchers explained the aim of the study for woman before collecting the data. They visited the setting of the study from 9 Am to 12 Pm for three days every week. Main Outcome Measures: Women knowledge regarding uterine fi broids. Results: More than 53% of the women have been in the age group for more than 41 years, there was an average level of knowledge among the women suffering from uterine fi broids. Conclusion: The majority of women had an average knowledge about uterine fi broids.