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Annual review of mortality frequency at Shahid Mohammadi hospital in Bandar-Abbas

(2013) Annual review of mortality frequency at Shahid Mohammadi hospital in Bandar-Abbas. Life Science Journal.

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Abstract

This study is conducted to determine the cause of death in patients admitted to Shahid Mohammadi hospital, the central hospital of Hormozgan Province. Methods: In this retrospective study, the records of 761 patients who died in Shahid Mohammadi hospital in the 12 months ending September 2012 were reviewed. Data was collected as a check list including demographic information of the deceased, the ward, time of death, the underlying cause and the direct cause. Based on ICD-10 classification, the underlying cause was classified into thirteen categories including infectious and parasitic diseases, neoplasms, diseases of blood and blood-forming organs, immune mechanism, endocrine diseases, nutritional and metabolic diseases, nervous system diseases, Circulatory system diseases, respiratory diseases, gastrointestinal diseases, diseases of the skin and underlying tissues, diseases of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue, genitourinary diseases, diseased caused by injuries, poisoning and other external consequences (injuries and poisoning). Collected data were analyzed using SPSS software and descriptive statistics tests. Results and Conclusion: In this study, the highest mortality rate has occurred in the age group over 60 years (51.7%) and age range of 41 to 60 year (26.9%), and the most common causes of mortality in these age groups consist of internal system diseases, diseases of the cardiovascular system and malignancies. In this study, mortality was more prevalent among men than women, and most deaths have occurred within the 7 am to 19. Overall, the most common causes of death were circulatory system diseases (43.1%), disease caused by injuries, poisoning and external causes (18%), neoplasms (13.07%) and the lowest rate of mortality belonged to diseases of skin and musculoskeletal system (atherosclerosis) and connective tissue (0.1%).

Item Type: Article
Keywords: In-hospital mortality, causes of death, Bandar-Abbas
Subjects: WA Public Health > WA 108-245 Preventive Medicine
Divisions: Research Vice-Chancellor Department > Fertility and Infertility Research Center
Depositing User: مركز تحقيقات بهداشت باروري و ناباروري
URI: http://eprints.hums.ac.ir/id/eprint/4613

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