Study of morbidity profile of a rural population in Tamil Nadu.

@article{Gopalakrishnan2015StudyOM,
  title={Study of morbidity profile of a rural population in Tamil Nadu.},
  author={Sekharan Gopalakrishnan and P. Ganeshkumar and Ajitha Katta},
  journal={Journal of clinical and diagnostic research : JCDR},
  year={2015},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={LC05-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To identify the reported morbidity profile of people according to age, gender and organ system affected using International Classification of Diseases (ICD) coding, in a demographically defined area in Tamil Nadu in order to identify their health care needs and to plan appropriate interventions strategies. MATERIALS AND METHODS This is a-cross sectional study using a convenience sample of 12308 persons sceened from the 41 panchayat units of the Kattankulathur block, comprising 90… CONTINUE READING