Volume No. :   8

Issue No. :  2

Year :  2020

ISSN Print :  2347-8632

ISSN Online :  2454-2652


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Prevalence of Gastro-Intestinal diseases among Primary School children In a selected school of Jhajjar, Haryana



Address:   Kavita1, Rashmi2
1Child Health Nursing, Shri Baba Mastnath University, Rohtak, Haryana
2Faculty of Nursing, SGT University, Gurugram, Haryana
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2454-2652.2020.00034.7

ABSTRACT:
Gastrointestinal infection is a great cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. The World Health Organization estimated that in 2001 diarrheal disease was the third most common cause of mortality from infectious diseases worldwide, accounting for some 1.9 million deaths. A study was conducted to determine the prevalence of gastrointestinal diseases among primary school children in Haryana. The objective of the study was to assess the prevalence of gastro intestinal disease among the primary school children in a selected area of Haryana. Study samples consist of 100 primary school children of Jhajjar, Haryana. The results of the current study reveals that 19% children were having Diarrhoeal diseases, 24% children were of vomiting ,23% children were abdominal pain, (27%) children were fever and 35% children were healthy. Thus present study concludes that most of the study samples were having gastro-intestinal problems.
KEYWORDS:
Prevalence, Gastro- intestinal diseases, primary school children.
Cite:
Kavita, Rashmi. Prevalence of Gastro-Intestinal diseases among Primary School children In a selected school of Jhajjar, Haryana. Int. J. of Advances in Nur. Management. 2020; 8(2):145-148.
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