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An analysis of the prevalence of pneumonia for children under 12 year old in Tawau General Hospital, Malaysia

Sufahani, Suliadi F. and Mohd Razali, Siti N. A. and Mormin, Mohammad F. and Khamis, Azme (2012) An analysis of the prevalence of pneumonia for children under 12 year old in Tawau General Hospital, Malaysia. arXiv.org, 5 (1). pp. 1-8. ISSN 23318422

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Pneumonia is one of the serious illnesses, which involves lung infection specifically alveoli. Nearly 40,000 to 70,000 people die each year in United State because of pneumonia. Therefore, it is not a surprise that pneumonia is one of the most critical illnesses for children under 12 years old in many parts of the world, including Malaysia and particularly in Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia. The objectives of this study are: to develop a summary on the prevalence of pneumonia in Tawau General Hospital, to analyze the best practice to prevent this illness and lastly to determine an overview of which area that is widely affected by pneumonia. The results can assist doctors and the government to take major precautions and preventive measures efficiently to the full extent. This paper presents a descriptive analysis of the data, which are retrieved from the medical reports at the Tawau General Hospital. Through the findings, pneumonia is widely spread among young children under 12 years old. There are more than one major factor that leads to this critical illness, such as family background, genetic and environment. Therefore, the government, doctors and parents should take major steps to prevent children suffering from pneumonia.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Prevalent pneumonia; quantitative method; statistical analysis
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Applied Science and Technology > Department of Mathematics and Statistic
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 19 Sep 2018 05:41
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2018 05:41
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/10367
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