Table 1: Menstrual care for girls with intellectual disabilities.

n%

Ability to manage menses
 Yes, without help4742.3
 Yes, with help4641.4
 Not at all1816.2

Person responsible in assisting the girl during menses
 Yourself9081.1
 Your partner1210.8
 Relatives65.4
 Others32.7

Ever sought medical help
 Yes2421.6
 No8778.4

Attained menarche at the time of seeking medical help
 Yes24100.0
 No00

Source of information
 School836.3
 Doctors14.5
 Relatives522.7
 Friends836.3
 Books00
 Internet00

Type of medical treatment used
 Pain killer937.5
 Depo1458.3
 Progesterone intrauterine system14.2
 COCP00
 Hysterectomy00

Concerns about sexual abuse
 Yes11391.9
 No108.1

Ever requested for sterilization
 Yes87.2
 No10392.8