Does reproductive age group women aware about reproductive tract infection (RTI)? What is their attitude and prevalence on reproductive tract infections? A narrative review
Sakshi Raj, Dr. Nageshwar Reddy
A estimated 340 million new cases of RTIs, including sexually transmitted infections (STI), emerge each year, with 151 million of them occurring in Asia (world health organization 2001) RTIs often can cause serious long term health consequences such, as pelvic inflammatory diseases, cervical cancer, infertility spontaneous abortion, and ectopic pregnancy.
Methods: Pub Med, Medline, EBSCO were searched for research articles in awareness, attitude and prevalence regarding reproductive tract infection among reproductive age group women and found little awareness, attitude and prevalence regarding reproductive infection.
Results: Out of 10 articles, 8 research studies supported that awareness, attitude and prevalence regarding reproductive tract infection revealed that variation in the level of awareness, attitude and prevalence.
Conclusion: The review concludes that awareness, attitude and prevalence on reproductive tract infection reveals very low level of awareness, attitude and prevalence.