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ISSN Print: 2349-6800 | ISSN Online: 2320-7078

Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies

2018, Vol. 6, Issue 1
Institutional based prevalence and occurrence of dengue disease in capital city Peshawar of province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), Pakistan

Shah Fahad, Luqman Khan, Attiya Iqbal, Imad Khan, Arshad Umar and Syed Hifza Muneer

The present research work was designed to focus on Dengue disease in Peshawar KPK, Pakistan to address the problem properly. Two months’ data of Dengue disease patients from 14 Sep 2011 to 15 Nov 2011, who visited Lady Reading Hospital, Khyber Teaching Hospital & Hayat Abad Medical Complex for diagnosis. An informative Questionnaire was designed for data collection from mentioned hospitals. In LRH, 140 Dengue patients were recorded, in which 93.57% were male and 6.42% were female, of which the recorded mortality were 1.42%. In age wise prevalence, the people most affected fall in the age group of 21-30 years, which is 44.28% of the total population. In KTH, a total of 85 individuals were tested for Dengue fever with 56.64% positive cases, 14.11% negative and 28.23% were suspected. In gender wise prevalence the people more affected were 48.23% males and 9.11% females. The same age group was severely affected by dengue virus with 42.35% of the total population. In HMC, 363 individuals were examined in which 20.11% were positive and 79.88% were negative. In gender wise prevalence the people more affected were 68.87% male and 21.12% were females. The present research study will provide reports and recommendations to the concerned field and will make awareness of Dengue Disease among patients and the public of KPK for their safety. Moreover, same study should be conducted in large population size to determine the other risk factors.
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How to cite this article:
Shah Fahad, Luqman Khan, Attiya Iqbal, Imad Khan, Arshad Umar, Syed Hifza Muneer. Institutional based prevalence and occurrence of dengue disease in capital city Peshawar of province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), Pakistan. J Entomol Zool Stud 2018;6(1):627-634.
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