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Table 4 Problems faced by respondents during menstruation

From: Knowledge and practice of adolescent females about menstruation and menstruation hygiene visiting a public healthcare institute of Quetta, Pakistan

QuestionsN = 923%
Do you have any problems associated with menstruation?
 Headache596.4
 Vomiting444.8
 Weakness23024.9
 Anorexia80.9
 Abdominal pain26628.8
 Back pain28631.0
 Others303.3
Have you missed school because of menarche?
 Yes35538.5
 No56861.5
Do you ever miss other activities (sports, games, social gatherings, etc.) during menstruation?
 Not at all24226.2
 Sometimes49153.2
 Rarely859.2
 Always10511.4
Do you avoid certain foods during menstruation?
 Yes47951.9
 No44448.1
Do you think there is foul smell during menstruation?
 Yes64770.1
 No27629.9