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Evaluation on Present Status of Arthritis at Chattagram City, Bangladesh

Ayesha Begum, Shahidul Islam

Abstract


Most people with arthritis will experience problems and pain in specific joints which is very common disease. Patient attending in the rheumatology clinic of physical medicine and rehabilitation department CMCH, CSCR, CHEVRON and MAXH between July 2019 and October 2019 were included in this study. One hundred patients of Arthritis were observed during this studied. Out of them, 44 (44%) were male and 56 (56%) were female. The subjects were divided into six age groups period of this study. First age group is (17−30) years, and second age group is (31−40) years, third age group is (41−50) years fourth age group is (51−60) years fifth age group is (61−70) and sixth age group is (71−85). Among them more participants were into the age groups 51−60 years and less participants were into the aged group of >20 years. It indicates that over all 51−60 years are more vulnerable age group to be affected with arthritis. Occupation of arthritis patients was an important focusing point of this study. A number of studies have considered the role of occupational factors in the development of Arthritis. It has been suggested that repetitive use of specific joints by workers exceeds normal tolerances and might be conducive to degeneration of joints. In the study, 42 (42%) patients were house wife that means housewife are mostly affected by knee OA, this may be due to long time activity in knee bending position according to our culture. In Bangladesh, women constitute 48.6% of total population. In this study, only 47 (47%) participants aim of treatment is achieved in out of 100 participants and remaining 48 (43%) are not satisfied with the treatment.


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