Association of Gender, Age, and Comorbidities with Mortality in COVID-19 Patients of district Bajaur, Pakistan.

Authors

  • 1Fazal Rahman District Headquarter Hospital, Khar, Bajaur, KP, Pakistan.
  • 2Hidayat Khan District Headquarter Hospital, Khar, Bajaur, KP, Pakistan.
  • 3Siraj Uddin District Headquarter Hospital, Khar, Bajaur, KP, Pakistan.
  • 4Ashfaq Rahman District Headquarter Hospital, Khar, Bajaur, KP, Pakistan.
  • 5Naseeb Gul District Headquarter Hospital, Khar, Bajaur, KP, Pakistan.
  • 6Muhammad Tayyeb Abbottabad University of Science and Technology, K.P., Pakistan
  • 7Amjad Rahman District Headquarter Hospital, Khar, Bajaur, KP, Pakistan.
  • 8Nasir Ali, Abbottabad University of Science and Technology, K.P., Pakistan
  • 9Muhammad Ayub Jadoon Abbottabad University of Science and Technology, K.P., Pakistan
  • 10Muhammad Owais Abbottabad University of Science and Technology, K.P., Pakistan

Keywords:

COVID-19, ,Diagnosis, Epidemiology, rRT-PCR, SARS-CoV-2

Abstract

Aim: The recent pandemic of novel corona which appears in china in2019 and
put the whole world on alert in days. Have affected billion of people and lose
their economy.The symptoms of COVID-19 are fever, headache, and diarrhea,
loss of taste, tiredness, nasal congestion, runny nose, dry cough, and difficulty
in breathing. Some patients are asymptomatic but are the carrier of SARS-CoV-
2.Our study aims to find the association of co-morbidities with mortality among
infected population in District Bajaur.
Methodology: The datawere collected from patients by personal interviews
and both verbal and written informed consent was collected. The nasal swabs
were collected from symptomatic patients for confirmatory test and were
confirmed by rRT-PCR test.
Results: A total of 860 individual were enrolled in this study with means age
score of 32.6±1.5, 770(89.5%) were male and 90(10.4%) were female.Among
co-morbidities patients, 42(4.9%) were suffering from cardiovascular diseases
like hypertension, 8(0.9%) with Chronic Lung Disease, 21(2.4%) with
Diabetes.
Conclusion: There was positive correlation between comorbidities and
patient outcome status (P<0.001).Mortality ratio was more in aged group
people. There is increase mortality rate with co-morbidities patients.

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Published

2022-04-13

How to Cite

1Fazal Rahman, 2Hidayat Khan, 3Siraj Uddin, 4Ashfaq Rahman, 5Naseeb Gul, 6Muhammad Tayyeb, 7Amjad Rahman, 8Nasir Ali, 9Muhammad Ayub Jadoon, & 10Muhammad Owais. (2022). Association of Gender, Age, and Comorbidities with Mortality in COVID-19 Patients of district Bajaur, Pakistan. BRICS JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH, 12(1), 29-32. Retrieved from https://www.bricsjer.com/index.php/brics/article/view/334