Indian Journal of Public Health

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Year
: 2007  |  Volume : 51  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 244--245

A study on clinico-social factors for sexually transmitted diseases among urban males


B Pant1, M Chaturvedi2, R Bansal4, R Tiwari3, P Parashar1 
1 Associate Professor, Community Medicine, Subharti Medical College, Meerut, India
2 Assistant Professor, Community Medicine, Subharti Medical College, Meerut, India
3 Lecturer cum Statistician, Community Medicine, Subharti Medical College, Meerut, India

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B Pant
Associate Professor, Community Medicine, Subharti Medical College, Meerut
India

This health center based study was conducted to find out the proportion and distribution of clinico-social factors for sexually transmitted diseases among male OPD attanders of urban health centre, Subharti Medical College, Meerut. Out of the total 150 male cases of genital diseases from January to June 2005, 42 were found to be symptomatic for STDs according to syndromic approach. The most common symptom was urethral discharge (35.7%). Illiteracy, trucker«SQ»s occupation, multiple sex partners, extra marital relationship and non-usage of condom were found to be important socio-clinical factors for STDs.


How to cite this article:
Pant B, Chaturvedi M, Bansal R, Tiwari R, Parashar P. A study on clinico-social factors for sexually transmitted diseases among urban males.Indian J Public Health 2007;51:244-245


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Pant B, Chaturvedi M, Bansal R, Tiwari R, Parashar P. A study on clinico-social factors for sexually transmitted diseases among urban males. Indian J Public Health [serial online] 2007 [cited 2019 Aug 18 ];51:244-245
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