The Relationship of Hemoglobin Levels with Dysmenorrhea Pain Scale in Female Adolescent Islamic Boarding School in Sumani, Solok Regency [chapter]

2020 1st Annual Conference of Midwifery  
Dysmenorrhea is the most common menstrual problem in young women. Dysmenorrhea can occur due to various factors, one of which is the lack of hemoglobin levels in the blood. This study aims to determine the relationship of hemoglobin levels with dysmenorrhea pain scale in female adolescent Islamic Boarding Schools in Sumani, Solok Regency. This study used a cross sectional approach, conducted at the Aurduri Sumani Islamic Boarding School, from February 2019 to July 2019. The population of the
more » ... dy was 113 people with a total sample of 95 people taken by proportional random sampling. Retrieval of data in the category of hemoglobin levels by examining respondents' Hb levels by health workers and in the category of dismneore pain using observation sheets. The results of this study indicate that in adolescent girls with hemoglobin levels ≥12 gr / dL, 71.9% more experienced mild pain compared to 3.5% had moderate dysmenorrhea, while those with hemoglobin levels <12 gr / dL obtained more results 36.8 % had moderate pain compared with 5.3% had no pain. Chi-square test results obtained p value = 0.00 (p≤0.05), this shows that there is a relationship between hemoglobin levels with dysmenorrhea pain scale.
doi:10.2478/9788366675087-002 fatcat:to7iflp2szhs3dy2jkc4wwhiiu