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Med Pregl. 2012 Nov-Dec;65(11-12):516-20.

[Out-hospital morbidity of population in Shumadia district].

[Article in Serbian]

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  • 1Institut za javno zdravlje Kragujevac. jovanarad@yahoo.com

Abstract

INTRODUCTION:

The aim of this paper was to analyze out-hospital morbidity of population in the district of Shumadia and to identify the priority health problems.

MATERIAL AND METHODS:

The data source were the Reports on diseases, conditions and injuries provided by Department of General Medicine. Department of Preschool and School children Health Care and Department of Women's Health Care at Health Care Centres in the district of Shumadia for the period from 1999 to 2008.

RESULTS:

Cardiovascular diseases account for 22.4% of morbidity in the district of Shumadia. thus taking the leading place in the morbidity structure according to Departments of General Medicine. However, pulmonary diseases are the most frequent ones in pre-school and school children and diseases of genitourinary system in females account for more than a half (63.9%) of the total morbidity in the Departments of Women's Health Care.

CONCLUSION:

As the mass non-contagious diseases are dominating in the morbidity and mortality structure of population in the district of Shumadia. it is necessary to intensify promotional-preventive measures and activities in order to improve the health status of the population and to solve the priority health problems.

PMID:
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