Demographic and socio-economic study in cases of joint pain
Anirban Goswami, Dr. Mohd Wasim Ahmed, Dr. Najmus Sehar, Dr. Mohd Ishtiyaque Alam, Dr. Mahboob-us-Salam and Dr. Mumtaz Ahmad
The aim of this study was to describe the distribution of demographic factors and socioeconomic characteristics of Joint Pain patients attended in OPD at Regional Research Institute of Uanani Medicine, Patna, India. This study included all individuals diagnosed by the unani physicians who has joint pain in joints (single/multiple) with or without tenderness, swelling & restriction of movement during year 2015-16.
The overall mean±sem age of study patients was 48.19 ±0.29 years (51.77±0.48 years in men and 45.96 ±0.35 years in women).Median-unbiased estimation was used to assess the odds ratio of sex-differences regarding demographic factors and socioeconomic characteristics among patients diagnosed with Joint Pain. In this study male gender was positively associated with the older age-group, occupation levels and community of the patients diagnosed with Joint Pain. This Study analysis reveals that Occupation, Community and Age-Group were significant risk factor for Joint Pain. Education, Cast, Income-Group and Residence were not showed significant association with Joint Pain
Anirban Goswami, Dr. Mohd Wasim Ahmed, Dr. Najmus Sehar, Dr. Mohd Ishtiyaque Alam, Dr. Mahboob-us-Salam, Dr. Mumtaz Ahmad. Demographic and socio-economic study in cases of joint pain. J Med Plants Stud 2017;5(2):172-174.