SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS OF SPONDYLOLISTHESIS, A STUDY OF 40 CASES
Dr. Md. Mizanur Rahman*, Dr. Sajedur Reza Faruquee, Dr. Md Mahfuzur Rahman and Dr. Mohammad Sadequr Rahman
Background: Spondylolisthesis in Lumbar spine occurs in different occupations who are working hard. Objectives: The purpose of the present study was to find out the Socio-demographic Characteristics and occupational Mode of spondylolisthesis in Lumbar Spine. Methodology: This cross-sectional study was conducted at two private Hospitals, Islami Bank Hospital, Motijheel and Islamia General Hospital, Jatrabari, Dhaka, Bangladesh from January 2013 to June 2017 for a period of 4.5 years. Patients with diagnosed cases of Spondylolisthesis irrespective of age and sex were selected as study population. An elaborate history of the selected patient was taken with an emphasis of occupation, time of symptoms, past history of hard working. Result: A total number of 40 patients with Spondylolisthesis in lumbar spine were recruited. Out of 40 patients, 32(80%) patients were in the age group of 31-60 years that is active age group, Very young and Old age Group bears less percentage The mean age was 45.92 years. The male and female ratio was 2:3. In this series most affected people are House wife (62.5%), next to this Hard worker (manual worker and Farmer) 20%. Affected females mostly are above 40 years age 14 (62.49%). Mostly affected people are in Low socioeconomic group 22(55%) Conclusion: In this series, Active age group female people age more than 40 years of low socioeconomic conditions are most commonly affected in Spondylolisthesis in Lumbar spine.
Keywords: Spondylolisthesis, Lumbar spine, sociodemographic.
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