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A study of health comprehension about the cholera among a slice of University of Baghdad employee
دراسة الوعي الصحي حول مرض الكوليرا عند شريحة من الموظفين في جامعة بغداد

Authors: Sinai Waleed سناء وليد --- Maysaa Kadhdom مايسه كاظم
Journal: Diyala Journal For Pure Science مجلة ديالى للعلوم الصرفة ISSN: 83732222 25189255 Year: 2010 Volume: 6 Issue: 1 Pages: 286-291
Publisher: Diyala University جامعة ديالى


A total of 98 person that participate in this survey (study group), 79% of them were female and only 21% were male, they were divided into two age groups; 81% of them were among 20-40 year and 19% were 41-60 year; meanwhile the control group recorded 73% female and 27% male, there were 73% of them in the first age group and 27% in second age group In this study, the risk factors were divided into three major points: routes of the disease transmission, symptoms of the disease and the causative agent . According to the route of transmission they were divided into Three routes: via water which is consider the main source of the disease transmission, through food and through both (water and food) which considered the second likely possible rout of transmission, only 37% of the study group criminated water meanwhile 62% of the answers were directed towards both (water and food). As far as concern the control group answers; 33% criminated water and 54% considered that the disease transmission is through water and food. The symptoms of the disease: they were divided into three symptoms: fever and chills; which they are general signs for many diseases, bloody diarrhea; an important feature for parasitic infection and watery diarrhea; a characteristic sign of cholera infection. 72% of the study group chooses the watery diarrhea and amazingly that 90% of the control group know the significant sign of the disease. The causative agent were divided into bacteria, virus, and parasite; 56% of the study group chooses bacteria as the cause of infection, meanwhile 47% of the control group considered the disease causes by bacteria. Both groups (study and control) had recorded relatively same answers regarding the virus as causative agent (28% and 30%) respectively

شارك 98 شخص في هذه الدراسة 79%منهم كانوا واناث و21% كانوا ذكور .قسموا الى مجموعتين حسب العمر ,81% كانو بعمر 20-40 سنة و19% كانوا بعمر 41-60 سنة ,كذلك استعملت السيطرة نسبة 73% اناث و27% ذكور .37% من العينة اختاروا الماء كسبب للانتقال و62% اختاروا الماء والغذاء كسبب للانتقال قسمت المسببات الى بكتريا وفايروسات وطفيليات ,56% منهم اختاروا البكتريا كمسبب في حين 47%من مجموعة مسيطرة اختاروا البكتريا

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