Osteoarthritis prevalence and modifiable, non-modifiable risk factors: A survey report
Azizul Islam Khadim, Dibakar Patra
Purpose: This study’s objectives were to investigate the prevalence of self-reported osteoarthritis (OA) and to know the modifiable and the non-modifiable factors. Subjects and Methods: In this study, 30 subjects are taken randomly. The study is conducted in Orthopaedic OPD of Kharagpur S.D Hospital, we takes the patient history and basically stress on Age, Sex, occupation, other modifiable & non modifiable factors, after that, analysed it properly regarding its prevalence. Result: In this study, after analysing the patient it is found that 40-60 years age group is predominantly sufferes and the prevalence is more in female comparatively male and also found that, House-wife and workers are more Prevalence. Conclusion: It’s a survey report on prevalence and modifiable, non-modifiable factors of osteoarthritis which makes people awareness and future study is also necessary in large population.