Knowledge Of Osteoporosis And The Associated Factors Among Premenopausal Women Aged 18-52 Years Attending Maternal Child Health (mch) Clinics At
Background: Osteoporosis (OP) is a skeletal disease characterized by low bone quality and mineral density. Although knowledge regarding health plus health services is critical for defining patients’ health beliefs besides attitudes and values, little is known about its role in OP prevention.
Objective: This study assessed the general OP knowledge and the associated factors among 428 premenopausal women aged 18-52 years at MCH clinics in Gatundu level 4 and Thika level 5 hospitals.
Methodology: A cross-sectional quantitative study was conducted to collected data from the participants using modified Osteoporosis Knowledge Test (OKT). Data was analyzed using SPSS Version 20. StatisticalDownloadViews: 120