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INCIDENCE OF ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION AND SMOKING IN THE PATIENTS ADMITTED IN GENERAL MEDICINE DEPARTMENT OF A TERTIARY CARE TEACHING HOSPITAL

Hemalatha A.*, Bhavya V., Udaya Lakshmi K., Divya G. and Ranganayakulu D.

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Objective: This study was conducted to know the smoking and alcohol consumption pattern among patients admitted in general medicine department of a tertiary care teaching hospital. Methods: An observational, prospective study was conducted for a period of six months (October 2017 to March 2018) among 200 patients; demographic details, social habits, diagnosis and drug details were recorded. The social habits was analyzed by specially interacting with the patients. Results: The majority of the patients (33.5%) were in age group of 40-49 years. Male gender was in more number than female patients who were consuming alcohol were 111(55.5%) and smokers were 89 (49.5%). Most commonly diagnosed diseases in alcoholics and smokers were liver cirrhosis 62 (31%) followed by chronic pancreatitis 49 (24.5%) and alcoholic gastritis 32(16). Alcoholism is affecting most productive age group i.e. 20-40 years, so it is of utmost importance to increase awareness about hazards of alcoholism.

Keywords: Alcohol consumption, smoking, social habits.


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