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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 3, Issue 9, Part D (2017)

Assess the prevalence of respiratory problems among school children in Kothakodur at Nellore

Author(s)
A Jemima Priyanka, Anjani Devi, Somesula Suchitra and Arumugam Indira
Abstract
Introduction: Respiratory problems is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in children. Respiratory problems is responsible for the large proportion of paediatrics admission and outpatient attendance. Respiratory problems are caused due to bacteria, fungi and the viruses. These are described according to the area of involvement.
Objectives: To assess the prevalence of respiratory problems among school children. To find out association between the prevalence of respiratory problems among school children and with their selected demographic variables.
Material and method: The present study was conducted by using quantitative research approach and descriptive design was adopted. The Samples were selected by using simple random sampling technique.
Result and discussion: The prevalence of respiratory problems among school children 8 (26.66%) had mild, 11 (36.67%) had moderate and 11(36.67%) had severe respiratory problems. signs symptoms s upper respiratory problems 7(23.3%) had Common cold, 3(10%) had Pharyngitis, 3(10%) had laryngitis, 4(13.7%) Trachea bronchitis. Conclusion: The study to determine the prevalence of respiratory problems among school children.
Pages: 253-256  |  421 Views  9 Downloads
How to cite this article:
A Jemima Priyanka, Anjani Devi, Somesula Suchitra, Arumugam Indira. Assess the prevalence of respiratory problems among school children in Kothakodur at Nellore. Int J Appl Res 2017;3(9):253-256.
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