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Revista Médica de Risaralda

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CASTANEDA-PORRAS, Oneida; SEGURA, Omar  and  PARRA, Aida Yadira. Prevalence of chronic non-transmissible diseases in Trinidad - Casanare. Revista médica Risaralda [online]. 2018, vol.24, n.1, pp.38-42. ISSN 0122-0667.

Abstract Objectiv: to determine prevalence of chronic non-transmissible diseases (CNTD) at the municipality of Trinidad-Casanare during 2012-2014. Methods: cross-sectional study on data from the Service Provision Individual Registries (SPIR). Analysis through descriptive statistics using Epi-Info 7.2.0. Results: of all SPIRs, 11,6% (1.032/8.934) were CNTD; by year, 2012 (317; 30,7%), 2013 (299; 29,0%) and 2014(416 (40,3%); by city área, urban 757 (73,3%), rural 230 (22,2%), without data 45 (4,3%); by sex, men 466 (45,2%), women 566 (54,8%). Mean age was 40±25,8 (range=0,2-106); ratio male/ female was 4:5. Prevalence by bodily system: respiratory 301 (29,1%), digestive 253 (24,5%), circulatory 186 (18,0%), endocrine 57 (5,5%), genitourinary 155 (15,0%), mental/psychiatric 29 (2,8%), ostheomuscular/connective tissue 20 (1,9%); hematologic 11 (1,1%), nervous system 10(1,0%), oncologic 6(0,6%), genetic 4(0,4%). Conclusions: this study found out an increase in outpatients attended during the period under study; females were predominant. Surveillance of this conditions is recommended in order to set both medium and long-term priorities for the local Public Health.

Keywords : public health; chronic disease; prevalence; Colombia.

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