Data for: "Menstrual health and school absenteeism among adolescent girls in Uganda (MENISCUS): feasibility study"

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Weiss, H, Nakinyingi-Miiro, J and Sembajjwe, W. 2018. Data for: "Menstrual health and school absenteeism among adolescent girls in Uganda (MENISCUS): feasibility study". [Online]. London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom. Available from: 10.17037/DATA.275

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The MENISCUS study investigated menstrual health and reasons for school absenteeism among adolescent girls in Uganda. The quantitative dataset contains questionnaire responses provided by 352 female students (one record per row), aged 12-20 (median age 16 years) recruited from four secondary schools in Entebbe sub-district, Uganda, in October and November 2015. Variables cover knowledge and perceptions about menstrual hygiene management and reasons for school absenteeism, as well as socio-demographic characteristics of each respondent. Qualitative data collected through in-depth interviews with selected girls are not included in the data collection.

Alternative title (e.g. non-English): MENISCUS MHM dataset
Completed Date: 4 January 2018
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Questionnaire: Fixed form - Paper
Data Creators(s): Weiss, H, Nakinyingi-Miiro, J and Sembajjwe, W
LSHTM Faculty/Department: Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health > Dept of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Participating Institutions: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom, MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
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