A retrospective study to assess the prevalence/practices in the STI/RTI attendees of SURAKSHA clinic
Dr. Soha. A. Ghasura
Background & Objectives: Gujarat state estimated an annual incidence of 1.8 million STI/RTI episodes in the state (population of 6 million with 50 % of it as adult & with a rate of 6 % of STI episodes per year among adult population). The Objectives are
1) To assess the distribution of syndromes in both the genders.
2) To study the determinants affecting their spread in STI/RTI patients.
Material and Methods: A retrospective Analysis was done from June 2015 to December 2015 on the profiles of various attendees of a designated Suraksha clinic affliated with a tertiary care centre in urban area of Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
Results & Conclusion: About (37.77 %) and (47.52%) affected STI/RTI patients were belonging to 25-44 age-groups. Highest transfer of infection was via male to female route of sexual transmission. 75% of follow-up completion rate was seen in female RTI patients. Approx.22.58 % prevalence of lower abdominal pain was diagnosed in female while 20.14% were seen in males.
Dr. Soha. A. Ghasura. A retrospective study to assess the prevalence/practices in the STI/RTI attendees of SURAKSHA clinic. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, Volume 3, Issue 2, 2016, Pages 80-82