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Table 5 Factors associated with severity of dysmenorrhea

From: Menstrual pattern among adolescent girls of Pokhara Valley: a cross sectional study

Variables Severity of dysmenorrhea
Mild Moderate Severe Total X 2 p value
n = 99 n = 70 n = 17 n = 186   
Regularity
 Regular 65(52.4%) 46(37.1%) 13(10.5%) 124 0.80 0.667
 Irregular 34(54.8%) 24(38.7%) 4(6.5%) 62
Absentees
 Yes 21(21.4%) 42(53.6%) 15(25%) 78 41.80 p < 0.0001
 No 78(71.6%) 28(26.6%) 2(1.8%) 108
Treatment needed
 Yes 1(4.8%) 4(19%) 16(76.2%) 21 1.29 p < 0.0001
 No 98(59.4%) 66(40%) 1(0.6%) 165