A clinico-epidemiological study of malaria in urban slums and Rural areas of kanpur
Research Question:- What is the magnitude of malaria in the study area Objectives:- 1. What is the prevalence of malaria in urban slums and rural areas. 2. To assess the influence of environmental factors in occurrence of malaria 3. To observe different clinical presentation of malaria Study Design:- Cross sectional study Setting:- The study was performed in five urban slums and two rural areas of kanpur Statistical Analysis:- Chi-square test Result:- The overall malaria problem in study area was 8.57% cases in total fever cases.Thc maximum percentage of cases ( 54.71%) were in age group 15 yrs and above.Total 62.62% of malaria cases were residing in kachcha houses in study population. The prevalence of malaria was KK.6s% where waste water drainage system was of open type different symptomatics were chills (71.69%) rigor (60.37%), bodyache (92.45%), nausea (33.96%),vomiting (18.86%).