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The statistical analysis of the prevalence of pneumonia for children age 12 in west Malaysian hospital

Sufahani, Suliadi Firdaus and Ismail, Zuhaimy (2014) The statistical analysis of the prevalence of pneumonia for children age 12 in west Malaysian hospital. Applied Mathematical Sciences, 8 (113-11). pp. 5673-5680. ISSN 1312-885X

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.12988/ams.2014.46407


Pneumonia is one of the serious illnesses, which involves lung infection specifically alveoli. Nearly 40,000 to 70,000 people die each year in United State because of pneumonia. Therefore, it is not a surprise that pneumonia is one of the most critical illnesses for children under 12 years old in many parts of the world, including Malaysia and particularly in Sabah, Malaysia. The objectives of this study are: to develop a summary on the prevalence of pneumonia in Sabah General Hospital, to analyse the best practice to prevent this illness and lastly to determine an overview of which area that is widely affected by pneumonia. The results can assist doctors and the government to take major precautions and preventive measures efficiently to the full extent. This paper presents a descriptive analysis of the data, which are retrieved from the medical reports at the Sabah General Hospital. Through the findings, pneumonia is widely spread among young children under 12 years old. There are more than one major factor that leads to this critical illness, such as family background, genetic and environment. Therefore, the government, doctors and parents should take major steps to prevent children suffering from pneumonia.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:quantitative method, statistical analysis
Subjects:Q Science
ID Code:63023
Deposited By: Siti Nor Hashidah Zakaria
Deposited On:06 Jun 2017 14:46
Last Modified:06 Jun 2017 14:46

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