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Prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) among young adults (20-45 years) in University of Ilorin teaching hospital, Ilorin

 Department: Nursing Science  
 By: usericon iamjahmeyou  

 Project ID: 6580
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Abstract
The research investigated the prevalence of chronic kidney disease among young adults (20-45) in the university of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Kwara State from January 2020 - December 2021. The purpose of the study was to assess the influence of lifestyle on the prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) among young adults, to assess the influence of age on the prevalence of CKD among young adults, to identify the effects of gender on the prevalence of CKD among young adults and to assess the influence of disease conditions (e.g hypertension, diabetes mellitus )on the prevalence of CKD. Secondary data collected from the record office of UITH was used for the data needed for the study. The data collected was analyzed using Statistical package for the social sciences (SPSS). The data was presented using a frequency table, pie chart and bar chart. The study revealed that lifestyle e.g smoking and alcohol intake have an influence on the prevalence of chronic kidney disease. It was also discovered in the study that age influenced the occurrence of CKD among the young adults in UITH, with 46.6% of the young adults being between 41-45years of age. The study further showed that gender influenced the prevalence of CKD among young adults, with 57.2% of the young adults with chronic kidney disease being males, and 42.8% being females. The study also showed that disease conditions like hypertension, Diabetes mellitus and infection influenced the prevalence of CKD among young adults as the evidence showing that 46.2% of the cases of chronic disease were caused by hypertension, 27.5% were caused by diabetes mellitus, 17.8% was caused by infection and 8.5% was caused by smoking/alcohol intake. Four hypotheses were tested and all four were positive. Key word: Prevalence, Chronic kidney disease, Young, Adults, Gender, Age....
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