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شيوع نشانه‌ها و علايم گوارشي در منطقه شمالغرب تبريز

خوشباطن, منوچهر and حکمت دوست, آزیتا and قاسمی, حمزه and انتظاری, مسعود (1383) شيوع نشانه‌ها و علايم گوارشي در منطقه شمالغرب تبريز. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology ــ 23 (5). pp. 167-170. شاپا 0254-8860

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Prevalence of gastrointestinal symptoms and signs in northwestern Tabriz, Iran

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OBJECTIVE: To determine the prevalence of gastrointestinal (GI) signs and symptoms in the general population in the northwestern area of Tabriz, Iran. METHODS: During May 2000, 4225 subjects were randomly chosen from a general population of approximately 230,000 individuals, and invited to a questionnaire interview and a clinical examination. RESULTS: Of the subjects invited, 3983 (94.2%) participated in the study. Among them, 569 (14.3%) reported one or more GI symptoms in the last 2 weeks, and 96 (2.4%) had GI signs. Abdominal pain (5.1%), constipation (3.6%), heartburn (3.0%), dyspepsia (2.9%), a mass prolapsing from the anus (2.1%), bloating (1.5%), and hematochezia (l%) were the most common GI symptoms. Abdominal tenderness on deep palpation was the commonest clinical sign (1.2%). CONCLUSION: The prevalence of GI symptoms in the population studied was lower than that reported from other populations.

Item Type:Article
زبان سند : انگلیسی
نویسنده مسئول :منوچهر خوشباطن
کلیدواژه ها (انگلیسی):gastrointestinal tract , general population
Subjects:WI Digestive System
Divisions:Faculty of Medicine > Department of Anesthesiology , Obstetrics & Gynecology
Faculty of Medicine > Department of Internal Medicine , Cardiology , Infectious
ID Code:812
Deposited By: Dr Masood Entezariasl
Deposited On:01 Oct 1388 09:11
Last Modified:01 Jun 1391 12:40

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