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Demographic profile of stroke patients attended at CRP, Bangladesh

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dc.contributor.author Hossain, Moazzem
dc.date.accessioned 2014-01-15T08:50:45Z
dc.date.available 2014-01-15T08:50:45Z
dc.date.issued 2013-02-24
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/62
dc.description Dissertation (Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy) Bangladesh Health Professions Institute, CRP en_US
dc.description.abstract Purpose: To find out the demographic profile of stroke patients attended at CRP, Bangladesh. Objective:The aim of this study was to find out the socio-demographic characteristics of stroke patients.Methodology: The study design was cross-sectional. Seventy samples were selected as purposive sampling from Physiotherapy Neurology outdoor patient at CRP. A mixed type of questionnaire was used to collect data.Data was collected by a standard questionnaire and it was analyzed by SPSS software version 16.0 and descriptive statistics by using table, pie chart and bar chart. Results: Highest prevalence of stroke was between the 5th and 6th decade (37.3%). More affected patients were male (71%). Patients came from both urban (47%) and rural (53%) areas and most of them belong to the low-income group (56%). In occupational category; service holder (20%) and businessman (26%) were the highest groups. Most of the study subjects were literate (91%) among them (26%) were primary, (23%) were S.S.C, (16%) were H.S.C and (27%) were bachelor or above. Data analysis indicated hypertension as major factor associate with stroke. Seventy nine percent of the patients had hypertension. The present study detected diabetes in 14% patients. Fifty seven percent of the study subjects were smoker, 31% patients had family history of stroke. Data analysis indicated that the prevalence of ischaemic stroke was 87% and hemorrhagic stroke 13%. Conclusion: This study found that hypertension, cigarette smoking and diabetes mellitus are the major factors associates with stroke in our community as well as other socio-demographic factor. While other risk factors demand further study. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Department of Physiotherapy, Bangladesh Health Professions Institute, CRP en_US
dc.subject Stoke en_US
dc.subject Cerebrosvascular disorders en_US
dc.subject Socio-demographic factors en_US
dc.title Demographic profile of stroke patients attended at CRP, Bangladesh en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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