A CASE STUDY ON ANTHROPOGENIC ACTIVITIES TO EFFECT CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASES IN UDDANAM COSTAL BELT, SRIKAKULAM, ANDHRA PRADESH, INDIA
*Dr. K. Rama Rao
A comparative study on causative agents related to kidney diseases were more salt consumption, pain killers, lack of proper drinking water, heat stress, consumption of tobacco, alcohol and using of pesticides at that the victims of chronic kidney diseases in Uddanam area of a coastal belt in Srikakulam Dist, Andhra Pradesh. The research oriented information related to this study obtained from 45 to 68 years aged peoples by structured questionnaire and comparison of other CKDs geographical areas. Most of the researchers published in various causative agents to effect of kidney diseases basing on that we selected 17 related questions from framed questionnaire. The study results were revealed that 62.5± 5.57% of the people were agricultural labors and the salts range from 8 to 14 ppt was recorded in vegetarian and non-vegetarian foods. Each person took on an average 3.5 glasses of water per day this is equal to 1.5±0.2 lits. of water. 63.25±7.03 candidates were approached to RMPs, 22.47±3.56 candidates were approached to ayurvedic medicines and few peoples were approached to trained doctors. The study report contains to that the CKDs affectd is not a single problem and it may leads to multiple disorders affect in the Uddanm costal belt.
Keywords: Salt consumption, pain killers, heat stress, tobacco, RMPs, CKDs.
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