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JCDR. 2020; 11(4): 146-149

Assessment the Prevalence of Mumps for the Periods of Three Years in Babylon Province Southern: A Retrospective Study

Suha J Witwit, Nawfel Fadhil Hamza, Mohammed Malih Radhi, Nada Khazal Kadhim Hindi, Rusull Hamza Kh. AL-Jubori.


Viral contaminative contagious disease, may cause swelling and aches in the salivary glands. The study aims at: identify the prevalence of mumps during the last three years ago and determined the prevalence if associated with the age and gender. By non probability a convenience sample were collected retrospectively from medical records as a statistic for each year for (2017 to 2019). The data were collected and analyzed through the application of the descriptive and inferential data analysis approach. The study results indicate that (47.7%) the prevalence rate regarding the time of the prevalence were records in 2017. Concerning age, most of them (23.6%) aged 15-19 years old they recorded the highest prevalence of the infection. A male gender were records more than female with infection (60.2 % and 39.8%) respectively. The age and gender of infected people were influenced by the time of infection at at p-value

Key words: Assessment, Mumps, Reprospective.

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