International Journal of Advanced Educational Research

International Journal of Advanced Educational Research


International Journal of Advanced Educational Research
International Journal of Advanced Educational Research
Vol. 3, Issue 2 (2018)

Socio-demographic factors and pattern of diseases among the patients attending Unani and Ayurvedic medical college hospital, Dhaka


BM Rabiul Islam, Razat Kishor Sinha, Mohammad Abu Bin Nyeem, Meher Nowrose, Md. Abdul Mannan

The pattern of diseases varies from one country to another and even from region to region of the same country. This cross sectional study was conducted in Unani & Ayurvedic medical college hospital to find out the socio-demographic factors and pattern of diseases among the patients attending Unani & Ayurvedic medical college hospital, Dhaka. Data was analyzed by SPSS version 16.0. The mean age and income of the respondents was (43.17±16.71) years and Tk. (10610.17±5013.83). About 90.4% of them were Muslim, 87.8% married, 54.4% lived in combined family, 27.83% passed primary school certificate, 26.96% suffered from gout, 13.4% suffered from sexual diseases and11.3% respondents suffered from skin diseases. About 99.1% of them came after taking medicine, 70.2% respondents took medicine from allopathic practitioners, 46.96% of them were suffering from diseases for 1-6 months, 20% were suffering from diseases for more than six months. About 64.3% of them don’t know the causes of diseases, 60.9% of the respondents came in Unani & Ayurvedic medical college hospital by them, 37.4% respondents came by knowing from their relatives. About 60% came in Unani & Ayurvedic medical college hospital before and 58.8% of them came in Unani & Ayurvedic medical college hospital about for one year. About 63.5% of the respondents were satisfied about the treatment of Unani & Ayurvedic medical college hospital and 34.8% of them told the treatment of Unani & Ayurvedic medical college hospital were good. Study found 89.6% gastritis, 74.8% constipation, 58.3% skin diseases, 36.5% gynecological diseases, 41.7% gout, 32.2% diseases in liver, 26.1% sexual problems, 20% urinary tract infection, 18.3% respiratory tract infection and 14.8% asthma patients. More awareness is necessary about Unani and Ayurvedic medicine from government, media and all publisher level.
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BM Rabiul Islam, Razat Kishor Sinha, Mohammad Abu Bin Nyeem, Meher Nowrose, Md. Abdul Mannan. Socio-demographic factors and pattern of diseases among the patients attending Unani and Ayurvedic medical college hospital, Dhaka. International Journal of Advanced Educational Research, Volume 3, Issue 2, 2018, Pages 42-47
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