EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF
PHARMACEUTICAL AND MEDICAL RESEARCH

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Abstract

RATE OF SCABIES DISEASE AMONG HEALTH DIRECTORATE IN IRAQ, A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY

DR. SHIHAB DREWILL ABDULRIDHA*

ABSTRACT

Background: Scabies is one of the most dangerous types of skin diseases in the world, which causes a lot of unpleasant and intolerable symptoms, such as painful itching and rash. Aims: to identify the rate of disease among different health directorate in Iraq. Methods: A retrospective cross sectional study was conducted among scabies cases. Clinical examination was carried out in a private room in each hospital by a single trained female dermatologist for each case separately to detect the presence of scabies. Statistical analysis was done by using the software package for social studies (SPSS) version 19. The categorical variables were presented as number and percentage. Results: we found that the 51.3% of cases were male and 48.7% were female. The highest frequency of cases still in the age less than 14 years , followed by 34.5% in the age groups 15-44 years and 11.7% in the age more than 65 years old. The higher rate of scabies infection was 28.31 in Kirkuk province, followed by 14.31, 7.89, 6.61, and 6.33, respectively. Conclusion: We conclude that the scabies infections are more common among males than females. The rate of infection among adults and children is higher than elderly. We need to improve education, recognition, management and affordable access to treatment.

Keywords: Scabies, Rate, Gender, Retrospective, Age.


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