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International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management
Year : 2020, Volume : 8, Issue : 2
First page : ( 145) Last page : ( 148)
Print ISSN : 2347-8632. Online ISSN : 2454-2652.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2652.2020.00034.7

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

Kavita1, Rashmi2,*

1Child Health Nursing, Shri Baba Mastnath University, Rohtak, Haryana

2Faculty of Nursing, SGT University, Gurugram, Haryana

*Corresponding Author E-mail: rashming714@gmail.com

Online published on 3 June, 2020.

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.

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Keywords

Prevalence, Gastro-intestinal diseases, primary school children.

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