Are post-menopausal women from ages 15 to 44 that use vaginal douching are greater risk for Pelvic Inflammatory disease than those who don’t.
The information used in this research was recompilations of papers/journal from 1965 to 1995 were potentially eligible. The literature review started in “MEDLINE” with the word “douching” as a key phrase then thetopic was narrowed to epidemiology of vaginal douching and associate with pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy, and carcinomas of cervix. The was the only paper that showed a measure of prevalence, first included, then the researcher extracted valid information from interest and transferred the information to a graphic table. The graphic table consisted gathering combination of individual information with risk similarities in frequency douching, risk of pelvic inflammatory disease and cervical cancer. They were added into the table to be recalculated with a random effect model (The logarithm of the pooled relative risk and sum of weight from individuals) Lastly, the slope result refers the risk (increase or decrease) of frequency of douching per month in individuals.
The affectivity of the review of evidence in discourage douche showed in the research that in the last 30 years have been five published studies give information regarding vaginal douching“ the 1988 National Survey of Family Growth showed that 37% of US women of reproductive age (15 to 44 years) reported douching regularly, and half of them douched at least once a week.” Cottrell, B. H. (2010)
In the racial differences are very interesting because Two third of black women douched regularly than one third of white women. Even thought, they are coming from different background they tend to have similar customs in regarding douching. Furthermore, the women with low socioeconomic status are more prone to douche more often.
According Cottrell, B. H. (2010) the Reasons for douching are that two third of women...