Epidemiological Profile Of Leprosy Patient And Its Co-Relation With Their Treatment Compliance In Rural Area Of Kanpur

  • Anurag Srivastava
  • J P Srivastava
  • S C Saxena
  • V K Srivastava
  • Seema Nigam

Abstract

Research question: To study the epidemiological profile of Leprosy patients in rural area of Kanpur. To study correlation of epidemiological profile with their treatment compliance Study design : Cross sectional study Setting : Rural area of Kanpur (Chaubaypur, PHC) Participants : All registered patients at Chaubaypur PHC for taking MDT. Study period : One year (Oct, 2003 to October 2004) Statistical Analysis : Chi-square test, percentage Result : From total 63 registered cases, 55.56% were MB and 44.44% were PB cases. Maximum prevalence was found in age group of31- 45 (34.92%), Maximum non-compliant patients were from labour class. Absolute illiterate patients showed Maximum non-compliance (39.68%). Maximum registered case were from social class IV (46. 03%)

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2004-12-31
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Srivastava A, Srivastava JP, Saxena SC, Srivastava VK, Nigam S. Epidemiological Profile Of Leprosy Patient And Its Co-Relation With Their Treatment Compliance In Rural Area Of Kanpur. Indian J Community Health [Internet]. 2004Dec.31 [cited 2020Oct.25];16(2):24-9. Available from: https://www.iapsmupuk.org/journal/index.php/IJCH/article/view/95
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