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An analysis of the prevalent of pneumonia for children under 12 years old in Tawau General Hospital

Sufahani, Suliadi Firdaus and Mohd Razali, Siti Noor Asyikin and Khamis, Azme (2011) An analysis of the prevalent of pneumonia for children under 12 years old in Tawau General Hospital. In: International Seminar on the Application of Science and Mathematics 2011, 1 - 3 November 2011, Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

Pneumonia is one of the serious illnesses which involve lung infection specifically alveoli. Nearly 40000 to 70000 people died each year in United State due to pneumonia. Therefore, it is not a surprise that pneumonia is one of the most critical illnesses for children under 1 2 years old in many parts of the world including Malaysia and particularly in Tawau, Sabah. The objectives of this study are; to develop a summary on the prevalent 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 widely affected by pneumonia. The results can assist doctors and government to take major precaution and prevention efficiently to the fullest extent. This paper presents an analysis of the data, retrieved fro m the medical report at the Tawau General Hospital, using descriptive analysis. Through the findings, pneumonia is widely spread among young children under 12 years old. Moreover, there’s more than one major factor that leads to this critical illness such as family backg round, genetic and environment. Therefo re, the government, doctors and parents should take major step for preventing child ren suffering fro m pneu monia

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: prevalent pneumonia; quantitative method; statistical analysis.
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Applied Science and Technology > Department of Science and Mathematics
Depositing User: M.Iqbal Zainal A
Date Deposited: 09 Apr 2012 04:31
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2012 04:31
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/2360
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