International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 5, Part E (2015)
Burden of disease among differently-Abled persons in Uttar Pradesh
Niraj Kumar Singh
Communicable and non-communicable diseases are held responsible for various kinds of morbidity and disability. About one third of total differently abled population has acquired disability since birth. Age-group wise distribution of differently-abled persons have revealed that more than 50 percent population suffering from disability were found to be in 0-4 age group, about 13 percent were belong to 60 and above age group. The most probable cause of locomotor incidence was polio, injury other than burns, and other illnesses. The cataract was found to be around 22 percent of total blindness followed by other eye diseases. The most probable cause of speech disability was other illnesses and paralysis and followed by voice disorder. The most probable cause of hearing disability was ear discharge, old age and other illness. Chronic under nutrition in the first two to three years of life can also lead to long term, developmental defects
How to cite this article:
Niraj Kumar Singh. Burden of disease among differently-Abled persons in Uttar Pradesh. International Journal of Applied Research. 2015; 1(5): 239-246.