SOCIODEMOGRAPHIC AND HEALTH PROFILE OF GERIATRIC PATIENT ADMITTED TO TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL

Ankita Rajput, Prajakta Ghewade, Vishal Kumar, Gaurav Anand, Megha Agarwal, Aayush Ajmera, Dr Prashil Jumade

Abstract


This study is undertaken to study the socio-demographic and health prole of the geriatric population in Acharya Vinoba
Bhave Rural Hospital, Sawangi,Wardha. It is a hospital based cross sectional study, conducted from 1st April 2019-15th
May 2019. A total of 100 subjects aged 65 years and above were selected by conventional sampling method among 8 wards of Medicine
Department in study area. The Data was entered in Microsoft Excel and analyzed by using frequency and percentages.


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