Comparison of the quality of life in pregnant women with and without restless legs syndrome

Ghanei Gheshlagh, R. and Toloeipoor Lanjavani, T. and Lazari, N. and Moslemi, B. (2014) Comparison of the quality of life in pregnant women with and without restless legs syndrome. Journal of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery, 3 (1).

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Abstract

Comparison of quality of life in pregnant women with and without restless legs syndrome Abstract Background & Objective: restless legs syndrome is a movement disorder that characterized by an intensive desire to shake legs at rest. Restless legs syndrome is highly prevalent among pregnant women and may reduce quality of life. This study was conducted to compare quality of life in women with restless legs syndrome with pregnant women without restless legs syndrome. Materials & Methods: in this cross-sectional-comparative study, 150 pregnant women (75 with restless legs syndrome and 75 healthy women) was selected with conceived sampling in Saqqez. Data were collected using Restless Legs Syndrome screening questionnaire and quality of life SF-36 questionnaire. The data was analyzed by PASW software and descriptive statistics, independent t test and Chi square. P value less than 0.05 was considered statistically significant Results: the results showed that the women with restless legs syndrome in the field of role physical (p=0.001), body pain (p=0.0001), general health (p=0.0001), social function (p=0.04), mental health (p=0.006), vitality (p=0.03), and emotional role (p=0.01) were significantly lower than women without restless legs syndrome. Conclusion: Quality of life in women with restless legs syndrome was lower than in healthy pregnant women.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Keywords: Function, General health, Pregnancy, Quality of life, Restless legs syndrome
Subjects: WE Musculoskeletal system
WM Psychiatry
WQ Obstetrics
Divisions: Reserach Vice-Chancellar Department > Journal of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery
Journal of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery
Depositing User: zahra bagheri .
Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2017 06:34
Last Modified: 13 Sep 2017 06:34
URI: http://eprints.skums.ac.ir/id/eprint/4958

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