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Risk factors of developing knee osteoarthritis

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dc.contributor.author Elahee, Ashek
dc.date.accessioned 2014-04-02T10:02:36Z
dc.date.available 2014-04-02T10:02:36Z
dc.date.issued 2012-02-20
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/92
dc.description Dissertation (Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy) Bangladesh Health Professions Institute, CRP. 2012.03.27 en_US
dc.description.abstract Purpose: To identify the risk factors of developing knee osteoarthritis in Bangladesh. Objective: To explore the socio-demography information, to identify the vulnerable age group, occupation, traumatic and non-traumatic injury for developing risk of knee osteoarthritis in Bangladesh. Methodology: The study was hospital based unmatched case control Study. Convenience sampling technique was used to carry out the study. Total sample was 70 among them 35 were cases and 35 were controls. The data were collected through using structured questionnaire by face to face interview. The area of the study was musculoskeletal unit of CRP, Savar and Mirpur, Dhaka. Descriptive statistics were used for data analysis. Result: Investigator found the risk of knee osteoarthritis increased in female rather than male, odds ratio (OR) = 6.303 (95% confidence interval [CI] = 2.225-17.852), using high heeled shoe, OR = 5.167 (95% CI = 1.493-27.883), past history of painful knee swelling, OR = 3.674 (95% CI = 1.369-9.858), bare foot walking, OR = 2.750 (95% CI = 0.496-15.246), high body mass index, OR = 2.250 (95% CI = 0.796-6.306), occupation, OR = 2.25 (95% CI = 0.865-5.855), heavy activity more than four hour, OR = 2.061 (95% CI = 0.178-23.826), stair climbing, OR = 2.029 (95% CI = 0.775-5.314), sitting on the floor for home activity, OR = 1.933 (95% CI = 0.615-6.074), prolong standing, OR = 1.304 (95% CI = 0.474-3.509), positive family history of knee or other joint diseases, OR = 1.269 (95% CI = 0.487-3.309), regular weight bearing, OR = 1.241 (95% CI = 0.341- 4.518), and sustained knee bending, OR = 1.122 (95% CI = 0.439-2.868). Conclusion: The result of research is including the all general people who have the past history of knee injury or any occupational measure or physical problem and or any faulty functional activity. Acknowledging these risk factors are useful for the prevention of knee osteoarthritis in Bangladesh. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Department of Physiotherapy, Bangladesh Health Professions Institute, CRP en_US
dc.subject Arthritis en_US
dc.subject Knee surgery -- Arthroplasty en_US
dc.subject Neck Pain Management en_US
dc.subject Physiotherapy neck pain en_US
dc.subject Popular Works en_US
dc.title Risk factors of developing knee osteoarthritis en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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