Penyakit Sinosis Hepar di Hospital Kuala Lumpur 1990-1994

Azhar M., and Azlina A., and Hazama M., and Khairul S., and Low, C.S. and Mansor R., and Norafidah A.R, and Nuraini D., (1995) Penyakit Sinosis Hepar di Hospital Kuala Lumpur 1990-1994. Jurnal Kesihatan Masyarakat, 2 (1). pp. 41-49. ISSN 1675-1663


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A cross-sectional study was conducted to determine the distribution of hepatic cirrhosis by sex, age, race and signs and symptoms of hepatic cirrhosis. In this study 71 case hepatic cirrhosis from 1990 until 1994 were obtained by simple ramdom sampling from the Records Unit, Medical Faculty UKM. The data was obtained with the use of a questionnaire. The majority of the hepatic cirrhosis patient were Indians (57.8%) Chinese (20.3%) Malays (16.7%) and others race (5.0%). In this study there was significant difference in prevalence of hepatic cirrhosis among those drinking alcohol and not drinking alcohol by ethnicity (X2=22.6). There was no significant difference among hepatic cirrhosis patient thet were HbsAg positive and HbsAg negative by race (p - 0.06)

Item Type:Article
Keywords:Hepatic cirrhosis; alcohol; age; ethnic; sex
Journal:Jurnal Kesihatan Masyarakat
ID Code:4329
Deposited By: Salasiah M Said
Deposited On:13 Apr 2012 08:29
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