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Demographic profile of cerebral palsy : a retrospective study

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dc.contributor.author Mahmuda, Jinat
dc.date.accessioned 2014-01-18T03:25:32Z
dc.date.available 2014-01-18T03:25:32Z
dc.date.issued 2013-02-24
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/68
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 cerebral palsy patients at CRP. Objectives: The aim of this study was to explore which age group is more vulnerable for this disease and to identify which gender is more affected of cerebral palsy patients. Methodology: The study design was cross sectional. The sample size were 300 and Purposive sampling technique was used for sample selection who was admitted in Pediatric unite in Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralyzed (CRP) in Bangladesh. Data was collected by a standard questionnaire and it was analyzed by SPSS software version 16.0. Results: Among 3oo cerebral palsy patients, most of the patients were under 10 years old. The age range are 1-9 years and male 64% (n=192) are higher than female 36% (n=108). Majority of patients mother are housewife 96% (n=289). Family had one child 46%, Two 31%, Three 16.7%, and more than three 6.3%. But duration of participants birth time were prolonged labor 62.7% (n=188), where short labor 32.3% (n=97), and sudden birth 5% (n=15). Most of the participants were from low socio economic condition and low educational level. Conclusion: The result of the study reflects the current situation of children with cerebral palsy at the age of 1-9 years and who attended at the Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Department of Physiotherapy, Bangladesh Health Professions Institute, CRP en_US
dc.subject Cerebral palsy en_US
dc.subject Child disability en_US
dc.subject Children with cerebral palsy en_US
dc.title Demographic profile of cerebral palsy : a retrospective study en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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