Use of oral contraception ‹‹pills›› and their effects on blood glucose among students of Public Universities of Côte d’Ivoire

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Use of oral contraception ‹‹pills›› and their effects on blood glucose among students of Public Universities of Côte d’Ivoire

Ahebié Magne Elisabeth, Zougrou N’Guessan Ernest, Kablan Kassi Jean-Jacques, Essien N’Da Georgette, Kouakou Koffi
Int. J. Biosci.20( 3), 110-119, March 2022.
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This study, which takes stock of the known carbohydrate metabolic effects of oral contraception in order to propose practical conduct, was conducted in the Public Universities of Côte d’Ivoire. A total of 1485 female students were randomly selected. Among the students surveyed from the six Universities, 400 came from Felix Houphouët Boigny University, 243 from Nangui Abrogoua University and 211 were from Jean Lorougnon Guédé University. Those from the University of Man numbered 57 people and the students from the Universities Alassane Ouattara and Péléforon Gon were respectively 343 and 231. The sampling showed that five types of pills were used by the students, namely Pregnon, Levo-BD, Norlevo, Confiance and Stédiril. Among these pills, Pregnon was the most used pill, while Norlevo was the least used. This article also showed that all female students using oral contraception had normal blood sugar levels. And the use of the type of oral contraception depends on age, level of education and number of children.


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