SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC PROFILE OF ACUTE RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS AMONGS UNDER FIVE CHILDREN IN SLUM POPULATION OF MEERUT.
Arun Kumar#, Sanjeev Kumar*, Chhaya Mittal* and Ratandeep Lamba**
Research Question: what is the fortnightly ARI incidence under five children’s in slum Meerut?. Objective: to find out socio-demographic profile of ARI under five children’s. Study design: cross sectional study. Statistical analysis: chi-square test. Results: the overall fortnightly ARI incidence in under five children’s were 59.4%. Majority of the ARI incidence were more in Muslim religion 66.2% as caparison to Hindu’s children’s 51.1% and more in lower socioeconomic class 72.8%.
Keywords: ARI, Chi squire, fortnightly Incidence, Socio-economic status.
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