Trend and pattern of mortality among patients admitted in a tertiary care hospital

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Author Details : Meenal Kulkarni, Jaydeep Nayse

Volume : 3, Issue : 4, Year : 2016

Article Page : 199-202

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Introduction: Mortality data provides information which helps in planning health care services.
Objectives: To find out proportion and trend of mortality among patients admitted in a tertiary carehospital and to assess distribution of mortality in relation to age, sex, and system affected etc.
Material and Methods: A record based cross sectional study was conducted .Mortality data from 2013-2015 was collected from Medical record section and analysed.
Results: Mortality rate from 2013 to 2015 was found to be 23.9, 17.94 and 19.09/1000 population .60 % of deaths occurred among patients above age of 40 years.25-30% deaths were among geriatric population. More than 60% deaths were among males. More than 30% deaths were either due respiratory or cardiovascular causes.25% deaths were due to non-communicable diseases.
Conclusions: There is a decreasing trend of mortality. Proportion of mortality was more among males and geriatric population.

Keywords: Trend of Mortality, Pattern of Mortality, Mortality Rate, Tertiary Care Hospital

How to cite : Kulkarni M, Nayse J, Trend and pattern of mortality among patients admitted in a tertiary care hospital. J Community Health Manag 2016;3(4):199-202

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