International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 4, Issue 6, Part B (2018)
Trend analysis of dengue in greater Mangalore region of Karnataka India: Observations from a tertiary care hospital
Background: To evaluate the seasonal, gender, domicile related incidence in dengue fever in a tertiary care teaching hospital of Mangalore, India Methods: This was a retrospective study and was carried out checking in to the aggregate medical records for three years (January 2014 to December 2016). The incidence, season and age of the patients were analyzed. Results: The results indicate that dengue was more common in the monsoon seasons and men were affected more. Most of the patients were between the age groups of 21 to 40 Conclusions: The results indicate that the seasonal patterns of dengue outbreaks coincide with the rainy season and early winter. This observation is useful for planning special preventive strategies.
How to cite this article:
Thomas George, Ramakrishna Pai Jakribettu, Sharanya Yesudas, Andrew Thaliath, Michael LJ Pais, Soniya Abraham, Manjeshwar Shrinath Baliga. Trend analysis of dengue in greater Mangalore region of Karnataka India: Observations from a tertiary care hospital. Int J Appl Res 2018;4(6):92-96.