University of Khartoum

STUDY OF RISK FACTORS OF PNEUMONIA AMONG CHILDREN UNDER 5 YEARS AT GAAFER IBN OAF PEDIATRIC TEACHING HOSPITAL DURING THE PERIOD OF September-November 2007

STUDY OF RISK FACTORS OF PNEUMONIA AMONG CHILDREN UNDER 5 YEARS AT GAAFER IBN OAF PEDIATRIC TEACHING HOSPITAL DURING THE PERIOD OF September-November 2007

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Title: STUDY OF RISK FACTORS OF PNEUMONIA AMONG CHILDREN UNDER 5 YEARS AT GAAFER IBN OAF PEDIATRIC TEACHING HOSPITAL DURING THE PERIOD OF September-November 2007
Author: Mohammed, Sara
Abstract: This is a descriptive cross-sectional hospital based study conducting on August –September 2007 on Gaafer Ibn Oaf pediatric teaching hospital aims to study the effect of socioeconomic status,living conditions(ventilation),family size and planning ,parent habbits (smoking),nutritional status on the incidence of acute respiratory infections(ARI) Ahospital based sample of 110 child (male,female) under 5 years old Data was obtained by clarking using aquestionair and clinical examination was done to assess the severity of pneumonia It was proved that there are importance factors Have major influence on the incidence of pneumonia namely poor ventilation,low socioeconomic status,poor family planning and crowding ,smoking My recommendation is to conduct more researches about pneumonia in under 5years children and to start world wide programmes to educate the community about pneumonia and the importance of early detection and good management and prevention.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/1606
Date: 2013


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