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Prevalence of depression in asthmatic females of Lahore. Pakistan

Alishba Mustansar Billah, Sana Batool, Fareeha Amjad, Fahad Tanveer, Irfan Malik.

Abstract
Objective: To assess the prevalence of depression in asthmatic females of Lahore. Hamilton depression scale will be used to assess the depression.
Methodology: This observational study was conducted at Department of Pulmonology, Mayo Hospital, Lahore for 6 months. Random sampling technique was used. Demographic details were obtained. Questionnaire was filled. A Sample size was estimated as 84 females and mean age was 40.864.76 years. Statistical analysis was done by using SPSS version 16.0.
Results: Among asthmatic patients 41(56.9%) felt depressed (p=0.02), indicates strong association between feeling depressed for being asthmatic.
Conclusion: The prevalence of depression among asthmatic females was 56.9%. There was positive association between depression and asthma in females living in Lahore.

Key words: Depression, asthma, prevalence.


 
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Billah AM, Batool S, Amjad F, Tanveer F, Malik I. Prevalence of depression in asthmatic females of Lahore. Pakistan.


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Billah AM, Batool S, Amjad F, Tanveer F, Malik I. Prevalence of depression in asthmatic females of Lahore. Pakistan. http://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=295808 [Access: January 12, 2021].


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Billah AM, Batool S, Amjad F, Tanveer F, Malik I. Prevalence of depression in asthmatic females of Lahore. Pakistan.



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Billah AM, Batool S, Amjad F, Tanveer F, Malik I. Prevalence of depression in asthmatic females of Lahore. Pakistan.



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Billah, A. M., Batool, . S., Amjad, . F., Tanveer, . F. & Malik, . I. (2021) Prevalence of depression in asthmatic females of Lahore. Pakistan.



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Billah, Alishba Mustansar, Sana Batool, Fareeha Amjad, Fahad Tanveer, and Irfan Malik. 2021. Prevalence of depression in asthmatic females of Lahore. Pakistan.



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Billah, Alishba Mustansar, Sana Batool, Fareeha Amjad, Fahad Tanveer, and Irfan Malik. "Prevalence of depression in asthmatic females of Lahore. Pakistan."



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Billah, Alishba Mustansar, Sana Batool, Fareeha Amjad, Fahad Tanveer, and Irfan Malik. "Prevalence of depression in asthmatic females of Lahore. Pakistan."



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Billah, A. M., Batool, . S., Amjad, . F., Tanveer, . F. & Malik, . I. (2021) Prevalence of depression in asthmatic females of Lahore. Pakistan.








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