Volume 17, Issue 68 (1-2009)                   jour guilan uni med sci 2009, 17(68): 50-56 | Back to browse issues page

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Olfati F, Kazemi Jaliseh H, Farhad M. Survey the Relationship between BMI and Cyclic Mastalgia . jour guilan uni med sci. 2009; 17 (68) :50-56
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Abstract Introduction: Cyclic mastalgia is a common cause of anxiety among women that leads to a health care centers. Because of some characters, it is important to advice correct cure. Objective: Evaluation of correlation between BMI and cyclic mastalgia in 20 years old to premenopausal women. Materials and Methods: This was a case- control study that has been done on 102 women in Navab clinic of Qazvin. They were divided into two groups of 51 members: case group with cyclic mastalgia and control group with normal women. Duration and intensity of pain was evaluated by visual analog scale (VAS) and breast pain chart. BMI (Body Mass Index) was determined in two groups and then they were compared. Data was analyzed by T test and chi square. Results: Mean age of two groups were 31/2 and 31/5, that there was no statistically significant difference. Range of BMI in case group was 21-36 and in control group was 20-30 .Mean of BMI in case group was 28.81 +3.22 and in control group was 25.14+ 2.19. That showed significant statistically difference, (p= 0.000). Conclusion: This study showed that BMI of control group without mastalgia was in normal range. BMI of case group with mastalgia was in abnormal range and significantly was higher than control group.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2013/11/26 | Accepted: 2013/11/27 | Published: 2013/11/27

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