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How Educated Are the Average Women in Nigeria Regarding Menstruation?

Demographic characteristics revealed that the mean age of the respondents was 15 years. Mothers’ (67%) were the main source of menstruation-related information. Majority (77.7%) of our respondents never had a class or session regarding menstruation-related education in their schools. About (44%) knew that menstruation is a physiological phenomenon while 60.2% knew that…

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Stages of Puberty Relating to Nigerian Women

Background: Globally, there is a secular trend towards the reduced age for sexual maturity and menarche. This study aimed to determine the current age and factors associated with attainment of various stages of puberty in Nigerian girls. Methods: This study was a cross-sectional study involving 800 girls aged 6-15 years. The…

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