PriMera Scientific Medicine and Public Health (ISSN: 2833-5627)

Case Study

Volume 3 Issue 4

Association Amongst the Diseases in the Tribal area of Nasik District, Maharashtra (India)

Dnyaneshwar S Suryawanshi* and Asha M Kate

September 27, 2023


Diseases are the result of a complex interaction of physical, biological, and economic variables. The term "disease association" refers to the occurrence of two diseases more frequently than would be predicted by chance. To put it another way, diseases are said to be linked when they occur more frequently than one could predict by coincidence. The primary goal of this study is to evaluate the disease association with correlation coefficient in the study region. Total of 115 villages are chosen and 23 villages from the list of ITDP villages have randomly chosen for sampling survey. By using a probability proportional size of the various tribes, a total of 10 households (HHs) from each chosen village have been covered. For all disorders, the correlation co-efficient value computed is 0.019. As a result; they have a strong relationship with one another. Gastroenteritis, typhoid, dysentery, and amoebiasis are closely linked to nutritional deficiency diseases such as anaemia and malnutrition.

Keywords: disease association; ranking; co-efficient; correlation; morbidity


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