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2023, Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part C
Prevalence of aural disorders in patients presented to OPD: A hospital case study

Anju PS

The present study aimed to determine the prevalence of aural disorders in patients presented to OPD in JMC hospital in a rural village Pepla, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh. 80 OPD patients were presented from June 2021 - 2022. Out of these 80 patients, 29 were diagnosed with aural disorders. The prevalence of aural disorders was 36.25%. Prevalence of patients diagnosed with CSOM was 3. 44% and those with ASOM was 96.55%. The age range was from 10- 30 years with mean age range of 17.5 years. The age group which is commonly affected with ASOM was between 10 -15 years whereas patient diagnosed with CSOM was of age 6 years. Gender wise prevalence of aural disorders revealed highest prevalence rate among females (65.51%) than males (34.48%). Among the diagnosed aural disorders, patients with ASOM affected were more of females (64.28%) than in males (35.71%). The present study concluded that females were prone to aural disorders than males in rural area.
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How to cite this article:
Anju PS. Prevalence of aural disorders in patients presented to OPD: A hospital case study. Int J Adv Res Nurs 2023;6(1):207-209. DOI: 10.33545/nursing.2023.v6.i1.C.322
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