Mortality Burden of Non Communicable Disease – A Retrospective Study In A Tertiary Care Hospital of Bangladesh

  • Binoy Krishna Tarafder Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Faridpur Medical College, Faridpur
  • Ahmed Manadir Hossain Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Faridpur Medical College, Faridpur
  • Karzan Dey Sarker Registrar, Department of Medicine, Faridpur Medical College Hospital, Faridpur
  • Palash Kumar Podder Assistant Registrar, Department of Medicine, Faridpur Medical College Hospital, Faridpur
  • Muhammad Nurul Islam Registrar, Department of Medicine, Faridpur Medical College Hospital, Faridpur
  • Md Mostafizur Rahman Assistant Registrar, Department of Medicine, Faridpur Medical College Hospital, Faridpur
  • Suranjit Kumar Saha Medical Officer, Department of Medicine, Faridpur Medical College Hospital, Faridpur
  • Mohammad Tanvir Islam Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • Mohammad Ehasun Uddin Khan Medical Officer, Department of Gastroenterology, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
Keywords: Mortality, non communicable disease, tertiary care hospital, Bangladesh

Abstract

Pattern of mortality gives a picture of disease burden of a community and helps in evaluation of health care system. A retrospective study was done in medicine wards of a tertiary care hospital in Bangladesh from 1st July 2014 to 30st June 2015 to see the mortality pattern. Data obtained from death and admission registrar. Total 1306 deaths were recorded. Mortality rate was 7%. Male female ratio was 1.65:1. Average age at death was 56.05 years. Highest 11.3% death occurred in January, 48.6% deaths occurred during night shift. Average stay in hospital was 42.1 hours. Non communicable disease causing 87%, communicable disease causing 8.8% deaths and 4.2% were brought dead and undiagnosed. Stroke and IHD caused 54.1% deaths. Among diagnosed causes, ratio of NCD and CD was 9.9:1.

Bangladesh J Medicine Jan 2016; 27(1) : 22-26

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Binoy Krishna Tarafder, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Faridpur Medical College, Faridpur


Published
2016-06-05
How to Cite
Tarafder, B., Hossain, A., Sarker, K., Podder, P., Islam, M. N., Rahman, M. M., Saha, S., Islam, M. T., & Khan, M. E. (2016). Mortality Burden of Non Communicable Disease – A Retrospective Study In A Tertiary Care Hospital of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Medicine, 27(1), 22-26. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjmed.v27i1.28071
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