Daniyal Ahmed1*, Muhammad Nauman Nawaz1 and Omar Shahzad Altaf2
15th Year MBBS Student, Al-Nafees Medical College & Hospital, Islamabad, Pakistan
2Assistant Professor, General Surgery Department, Al-Nafees Medical College & Hospital, Islamabad, Pakistan
*Corresponding Author: Daniyal Ahmed, 5th Year MBBS Student, Al-Nafees Medical College & Hospital, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Received: October 06, 2020; Published: October , 2020
Objective: To identify the frequency of backache patients at Al-Nafees Medical College and Hospital, Islamabad with respect to age and gender.
Study Design: A Retrospective Observational study.
Place and Duration: Department of surgery at Al-Nafees Medical College and Hospital, Isra University Islamabad Campus from 1st January 2014 to 31st December 2014.
Methodology: Retrospective analysis of all the backache patients that visited surgery OPD in 2014 was done for which the data was collected from the written records of surgery out-patient department of Al-Nafees Medical College and Hospital. For evaluation, SPSS v23 was used to know the ratio among backache and non-backache patients; Gender and patients from different age groups. Then we also compared our data with various previously done literature.
Results: In 2014, total number of patients that visited Surgery OPD of Al-Nafees Medical College and Hospital, Islamabad were 4575 in which 89% were non-Backache Patients while 11% were backache patients. In that 485 patients 78% were females while 22% were males. The age group in which most of the patients presented with backache is 31-40 years i.e. 31%. Our results also shows that backache is more common in working age group i.e. from 21-50 years 76.3% which is more than 3/4th of backache patients.
Conclusion: Prevalence of backache in increasing over passing decades and now has become global burden and now it should be controlled. Backache is the most common condition especially among working population and females as it has high impact on one’s daily life and disability.
Keywords: Backache; Prevalence; Out-Patient Department
Citation: Daniyal Ahmed., et al. Prevalence of Backache Patients Presented to Surgery OPD at Al-Nafees Medical College and Hospital". Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports 1.10 (2020): 03-07.
Copyright: © 2020 Daniyal Ahmed., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.