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Volume 5 Issue 6
June-2018
eISSN: 2349-5162

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JETIR1806565

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404-418

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Prevalence of Non-Communicable Diseases among elderly men in Mumbai

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2349-5162

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"Prevalence of Non-Communicable Diseases among elderly men in Mumbai", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.5, Issue 6, page no.404-418, June-2018, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1806565.pdf

Abstract

This study uses primary data, collected using cluster sampling of sample size of 276 elderly of which 218 were elderly men suffering with Hypertension, Diabetes, Alcohol Abuse, Mental Illness, T.B., Tobacco Use Senile Cataract, Hearing loss, Musculoskeletal Disorder, Respiratory order from Shivaji Nagar non-slum in Mumbai. This paper examines non-communicable diseases related to elderly men persons and the utilization of health services available to these elderly men persons in this area. The findings using Chi-Square distribution reveals that there is a strong association between the age groups of the aged male persons and the Hypertension, Tobacco Use, Alcohol Abuse, Senile Cataract, Musculoskeletal Disorder, Respiratory order respectively they have and showed highly significant difference among them. Even with education level groups of elderly men persons, it showed strong association between hypertension, Diabetes, Mental Illness, T.B., Tobacco Use, Senile Cataract, Hearing loss, Musculoskeletal Disorder respectively they have and showed high significant difference among them. Besides there was evidence of unimaginable low level of treatment seeking behavior which goes without adequate care taken among the poorest stratum of these aged men persons. The need for care services is suggested at younger age for such elderly men particularly for low-income category elderly men in such areas.

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Non-Communicable diseases, Aging, Hypertension, Treatment, Urban.

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"Prevalence of Non-Communicable Diseases among elderly men in Mumbai", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.5, Issue 6, page no. pp404-418, June-2018, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1806565.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIR1806565
Registration ID: 183968
Published In: Volume 5 | Issue 6 | Year June-2018
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Page No: 404-418
ISSN Number: 2349-5162

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"Prevalence of Non-Communicable Diseases among elderly men in Mumbai", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.5, Issue 6, page no. pp404-418, June-2018, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1806565.pdf




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