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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 2, Issue 7, Part D (2016)

Assess the prevalence of mosquito borne diseases among school children in selected schools at Nellore district, Andhra Pradesh

Author(s)
B Kalpana, Arumugam Indira, Veenu Varghese and N Subhashini
Abstract
Mosquitoes are important vectors in the transmission of viruses and parasites from animal to animal, animal to person, or person to person without affecting the insects vectors with symptoms of diseases. The present cross sectional study was conducted for assessing the prevalence of mosquito borne diseases among school children in selected schools.100 school children 6-12 years of age were selected by using Simple random sampling technique. Informed consent was taken from participants. Observational checklist was used for collecting information from the samples. Descriptive statistics were used for analysis of data. The study findings revealed that 2% of school children are having dengue fever and 2% of them are having yellow fever and 4% of them are having chikungunya. The study concluded that there is an emerging need to bring awareness regarding the mosquito borne disease among general population.
Pages: 246-248  |  422 Views  14 Downloads
How to cite this article:
B Kalpana, Arumugam Indira, Veenu Varghese and N Subhashini. Assess the prevalence of mosquito borne diseases among school children in selected schools at Nellore district, Andhra Pradesh. International Journal of Applied Research. 2016; 2(7): 246-248.
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