The prevalence of self-medication varied between 4 and 87 %, and the majority of studies reported values between 20 and 60 % the mean prevalence reported in the articles was 38 %, but several criteria were utilized to measure self-medication. View this abstract online prevalence of self-medication and associated factors in an elderly population: a systematic review drugs aging 2014 31(12):883-96. Prevalence and causes of self-medication in pregnant women referring to health centers in southern of iran abstract objective: article information sr no: 11. Results: the prevalence of self-medication in this study was 59% with most frequently reported symptom being headache (952%) followed by fever (765%) the two main reasons for self-medication were the frequency of disease (798%) and knowing its treatment (395%. Prevalence of self medication practice among nursing students in jazan university, kingdom o doi: 109790/1959-05151116 wwwiosrjournalsorg 12 | page. Objectives: to study the prevalence of self-medication among pharmacy customers in rural areas of portugal, to assess possible predictors of self-medication and to find out whether there was a.
Prevalence of self-medication was evaluated by using a table containing six questions and participants were asked to fill the table in case of. The greater prevalence of self-medication among in general analyzed the results and on self-medication and self-prescription in six latin ameri. Objective to evaluate the prevalence of self-medication in brazil’s adult population methods systematic review of cross-sectional population-based studies. Prevalence, pattern and perceptions of self-medication in medical students rushi n pandya, kunal s jhaveri, falgun i vyas, varsha j patel.
Background: estimated prevalence of self-medication for sexually transmitted diseases (stds) in ob. In sub-saharan africa high incidences of malaria have contributed to self-medication with anti a study of the prevalence of self-medication practice among.
Self-medication is a worldwide phenomenon, the prevalence of such can differ depending on the population studied, the method and the recall period employed: in germany 9, the prevalence for medication use on a self-medication basis was 277% in portugal 14, this was 262% in spain 7, 127% in cuba 8, 73% in athens-greece 2, 234% in the. Drugs aging (2014) 31:883–896 doi 101007/s40266-014-0217-x systematic review prevalence of self-medication and associated factors in an elderly population: a systematic review javier jerez-roig • lucas f b medeiros • victor a b silva • camila l p a m bezerra • leandro a r cavalcante • grasiela piuvezam • dyego. Prevalence and predictors of self-medication with antibiotics among adi-haqi campus students of mekelle university, ethiopia tadele eticha, department of pharmacy, college of health sciences.
The prevalence of self-medication is greater in developing countries than the results from the studies performed in spain, and closer to the results of this systematic review in a study conducted in bogota, colombia, the prevalence of self-medication was 273% 13 13 lópez jj, dennis r, moscoso sm. Objective this study aimed to determine the prevalence of and factors associated with self-medication in dermatology in lomé, togo methods we conducted an analytical cross-sectional study from february to april 2016 in 2 dermatology departments in lom.
Prevalence and pattern of self-medication practices in urban area of southern rajasthan manish jain1, rahul prakash2, dhriti bapna1, rohit jain1. A total of 440 students were included in the study the prevalence of self-medication was 786% a larger number of females were self-medicating (812%) than males (753%) the majority of the students self-medicated because of the illness being too trivial for consultation (705%.
Prevalence and pattern of self-medication practices in an urban area of delhi, india varun kumar, abha mangal, geeta yadav, deepak raut, saudan singh department of community medicine, vardhman mahavir medical. Frøkjær b, bolvig t, griese n, herborg h, rossing c prevalence of drug-related problems in self-medication in danish community pharmacies innov. How can the answer be improved. The prevalence of self-medication in the united arab emirates was 892% and 92% in kuwait the prevalence of self-medication was 65% in brazil and 252% in germany the high prevalence of self-medication found in our study could be explained by the easy access to otc products in the convenience store. Findings from studies performed in spain show self-medication prevalence varying from 127% to 202% in a population aged over 16 years who consumed drugs in the.