Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development

Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development

Publisher: Dr. R.K. Sharma Institute of Medico-Legal Publications
Editor: Dr. R.K. Sharma
Online ISSN: 0976-5506, Print ISSN: 0976-0245
Frequency: Quarterly


Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development is a double blind peer reviewed international Journal. The frequency is half yearly. It deals with all aspects of Public Health including Community Medicine, Public Health, Epidemiology, Occupational Health, Environmental Hazards, Clinical Research, and Public Health Laws and covers all medical specialties concerned with research and development for the masses. The journal strongly encourages reports of research carried out within Indian continent and south East Asia. The journal has been assigned international standards (ISSN) serial number and is indexed with Index Copernicus (Poland). It is also brought to notice that the journal is being covered by many international databases.

Table of Contents

Vol 5, No 3 (2014)


False Positive Widal Reactions in Patients with Malariathe Diagnostic Challenges and Public Health Implications
N. Prakash, Mallikarjun Koppad, K. C. Siddesh, D. E. Premalatha
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 1-4
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A Study of Pattern of Biochemical Changes Occuring among Patients of Acute and Chronic Renal Failure in a Tertiary Hospital of Orissa
Prahallad Chandra Mishra, Sipra Komal Jena, N. Lakshmana Rao
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 5-9
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Respiratory Morbidity in Spray Paint Workers in an Automobile Sector
Savitri P. Siddanagoudra
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 10-15
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Factors Influencing Anaemia among Adolescent Girls from Urban Slums of Hyderabad - A Cross Sectional Cohort Study
Ch. Simhachalam Naidu, Prasanth Venela, Priyanka Ammika, Sri Rama Kattula, Srinivasa Varma Kokkiligadda, Hrushikesh Deshmukh
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 16-21
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Health Care Utilization in Rural Community a Cross Sectional Study
Santosh M. Tavashi, Vijaya A. Naik
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 22-26
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Knowledge Index of Contraceptives among Married Women Residing in Rural Area - A Cross Sectional Study
P. R. Walvekar, A. S. Wantamutte, M. D. Mallapur
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 27-30
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Growth Pattern of Children Attending Anganwadis in a Rural Area in Karnataka, India
Shailendra Kumar B. Hegde, B. Ramakrishna Goud, T. Sulekha
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 31-35
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Esthetic Restoration of Maxillary Anterior Teeth Using Ribbond : A Case Report
Nidhi Shrivastava, Marisha Bhandari
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 36-39
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A Study of Effect of Perindopril and Candesartan on Pain Perception in Albino Rats
R. Purushotham Naidu, M. S. Rekha
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 40-44
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A Study on Knowledge and Awareness about Hiv/aids among first Year Medical Students in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh
Keerti S. Jogdand, Pravin N. Yerpude
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 45-48
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Assessment of Improvement in Subcenter Performance with Appointment of a Second Health Worker (Female)
Rekha, Nethra Rani, Purushotham Naidu, Ravindra, Rajeshwari
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 49-53
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Correlation of Fasting Blood Glucose with Obesity Status in Postmenopausal Women in the Age Group of 45-49 Yrs
A. V. Phadke, A. Pranita, A. R. Joshi
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 54-57
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Accreditation of Private Labs for Quality Participation by Private Practitioners in Rntcp: A Cross Sectional Study
H. M. Kansal, Chaudhary Eema, Garg Vinay, Rohatgi Visheshf
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 58-62
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A Case Report of Abnormal Spina Bifida Cystica
Monika Srivastava, Asha Dixit, Manmohan Patel, Vandana Sharma, Sonia Baweja, Monika Gupta
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 63-66
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A Study on Knowledge and Practice of Hand Washing among Slum Children and their Mothers in Bhubaneswar, Odisha
Swati Kadam, Sanghamitra Pati, Abhimanyu Singh Chauhan
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 67-71
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A Study of Pattern of Blood Supply of Stomach in Cadavers in a Medical College of Andhra Pradesh
V. Subhashini Rani, Sipra Komal Jena, A. Vamsy
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 72-77
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A Study of Prognostic Predictors in Organophosphate Poisoning in a Critical Care Unit of a Medical College of Andhra Pradesh
Prahallad Chandra Mishra, Sipra Komal Jena, N. Lakshmana Rao
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 78-82
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Alpha- 1- Antitrypsin Gene Subtypes and the Risk of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Rekha Govindan, P Indra Muthu Meena
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 83-87
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Morbidity Profile of Women of Reproductive Age Group in an Urban Slum
Shilu M. Cherian
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 88-93
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Risk Factors for Non Communicable Diseases among Industrial Workers of Coimbatore, India
K. Suvetha, K. M. Akshaya
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 94-98
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Awareness about Community Diagnosis among Health Care Professionals in South India: A Cross-sectional Study
P. Mithra Prasanna, P. Pradeepa Narayana, K. S. Bose, K. S. Prasanna, Guruprasad Aggithaya
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 99-103
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Diet and Lipid Profile of Menopausal Women as Risk Factors of Cardiovascular Disease
Renu Mogra, Khushbu Arora
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 104-108
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Acute Haematogenous Osteomyelitis of Pelvis in a Three Year Old Child-case Report
M. S. Daragad, D. S. Sapan, Sunil Manuel, C. D. Nallulwar
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 114-116
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A Cross-sectional Study of Anemia and Body Mass Index in Student's Attending a Women's College in Bagalkot, North Karnataka
Gowri Shankar, Sarojini Hunshikatti
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 117-119
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Comparison of Lipid Profile in Smokers and Non Smokers in and around Nalgonda, Andhra Pradesh
Praveena Korani Ratnam, Parinita Kataraki, Ajay Reddy Vontela
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 120-125
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Study of Platelet Aggregability and Prothrombin Time in Auto Rickshaw Drivers
Jayshree S. Kharche, B. Balsubramanian, A. Pranita, A. R. Joshi
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 126-130
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Role of Anti-cardiolipin Antibodies in Recurrent Spontaneous Abortions
Prachi Kumar, Rahul Bhargava, Vinayak Bhatia
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 131-136
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Knowledge and Practice Regarding Menstruation among Adolescent Girls in Rural Field Practice Area Bijapur
Manjula S. Patil, Vijaykumar B. Murteli
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 137-139
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A Study of Fetal Umbilical Artery Flows and Neonatal Outcome in Small for Gestational Age Fetus
Chaitra Poornima, Sudha Patil
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 140-145
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Study on Prevalence of Risk Factors for Hypertension among Women in Rural Area of Andhra Pradesh
Keerti S. Jogdand, Pravin N. Yerpude
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 146-150
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Hematological Profile of Malaria Cases: A Prospective Study at a Tertiary Care Centre
Seema Bijjaragi, Vardendra G. Kulkarni, P. K. Rangappa, Sujatha Giriyan
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 151-154
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Socio-Demographic Correlates of Anaemia among Adolescents in Urban Slum
Dheeraj Gupta, Bhawna Pant, Ranjeeta Kumari
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 155-159
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Utilization of Antenatal Care by Pregnant Women Residing in the Kakati Sub Center - A Cross Sectional Center
S. R. Koppad, R. P. Walvekar, D. M. Mallapur
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 160-164
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Comparison of Hair Follicle and Skin for Ante Mortem Detection of Rabies: a Molecular Approach
Ambika Kaw, C. K. Singh, Ramneek, D. Deka, B. S. Sandhu, S. Awahan, N. K. Sood
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 165-169
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Molecular Detection of Rabies from Milk
M. Dandale, C. K. Singh, Ramneek, D. Deka, B. S. Sandhu, Karan Bansal, N. K. Sood
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 170-173
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Drug Inventory Control and Management: A Case Study in Rural Health Training Center (RHTC), Tasgaon
P. S. Borle, V. S. Tapare, A. Pranita
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 174-177
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Enhancing the Education and Understanding of Research in Community Health Workers in an Intervention Field Site in South India
Mario Vaz, Jen Page, Divya Rajaraman, D. J Rashmi, Sylvia Silver
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 178-182
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Tobacco Epidemic in India
Sabyasachi Saha, G. V. Jagannatha, Shafaat Mohd, Sourav Sen
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 183-188
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Affordable Quality Oral Health Care
Sabyasachi Saha, G. V. Jagannatha, Sanjay Singh, Ekta Singh
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 189-194
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Management of Patients with Severe Head Injury
J. Jasmi
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 195-199
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Oral Health for the Common Man - A Fiction to Fact
Sabysachi Saha, G. V. Jagannatha, Shafaat Mohd, Mitali Raja
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 200-205
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Health Financing in Progressive India - A Comparative Analysis of Priorities
Jitendar Sharma, Harpreet Kaur
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 206-209
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Bacteriological Profile of Acute Meningitis: A one Year Study in a Tertiary Care Centre in Assam
Gitali Bhagawati, Dipa Barkataki, Hazarika K. Naba, Jasmin Halim, Rangpharpi R. Sharon
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 210-214
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Reproductive Health Needs of Adolescent Girls in the Age Group of 15-19 Years in an Urban Slum of Mumbai
Amita Kutare, D. D. Pandit
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 215-219
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Indirect Estimation of Life Expectancy at Birth for the Districts of the Major States of India (2001-05)
Labananda Choudhury, Rajan Sarma
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 220-225
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Pandemic H1N1 2009 among Pediatric Age Group in Tamilnadu, June 2009 - Aug 2010
P. Gunasekaran, S. Mohana, K. Kaveri, Kavita Arunagiri, R. Kiruba, B. V. Suresh Babu, N. Saran, R. Senthil Raja, A. K. Sheriff
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 226-230
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Effect of Maternal Education on Adoption of Immunization Services-a Case Control Study in Bhubaneswar, Odisha
A. Patnaik, R. N. Mishra, K. Choudhury
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 231-233
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A Study on Weight Status and Weight Perception of College Going Girls in Agra District of U.P.
H. K. Thakkar, G. D. Sharma, S. K. Misra
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 234-238
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Socio-demographic Characteristics of Life Term Prisoners in a Central Jail and its Association with Reasons for Crime
D. Sunil Kumar, A. Santosh Kumar, Jayashree Pattankar, B. Shrinivas Reddy, Murali Dhar
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 239-244
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Gender Difference in Major Depression and Generalized Anxiety Disorder Comorbidity in Patients of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Singh Om. Prakash, Rajarshi Chakravarty, Payel Talukdar, Arunanshu Talukdar, Amit Bhattacharyya, Dipankar Kanji
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 245-250
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Awareness and Pattern of Cardiovascular Risk Factors among Patients Attending Cardiac Emergency with Acute Chest Pain of Cardiac Origin in Lucknow
B. Prashantha, M. Z. Idris, N. Ahmad, M. Agarwal, S. C. Yadav, V. K. Singh
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 252-257
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Effect of Orthodontic Appliances on the Oral Carriage of Streptococcus Mutans and Candida Species
Alosha Sharma, Dakshina Bisht, Ritu Agarwal, Rajiv Ahluwalia
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 258-262
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Twelfth Five Year Plan (2012- 2017): A Hope for better Health in India
Ramesh Verma, Alok Khanna, Mukesh Dhankar
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 263-267
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Effect of Pranayams and Meditation on Autonomic Cardio-respiratory Variables in Normal Healthy Volunteers
Rinku Garg, Usha Dhar
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 268-272
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Frequency Distribution of Abo Blood Group and Rh Factor among the Local Domiciles of East Midnapore District, West Bengal
A. K. Basak, S. R. Tripathy, S. Majumder
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 273-275
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Health Impact Assessments in India: Exploring a Possible Community Health Policy Innovation
John Gaber, Sonia Kapur
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 276-280
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Clinical Evaluation and Detailed Study of Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) with the Role of Ergonomics in its Management
Sarita Aggarwal, Anshu Sharma, Somesh Ranjan, Ridhima Magon, Ritin Goyal, Anurag Mishra
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 281-285
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The Clinical Study of Rheumatoid Arthritis: Describing Spectrum of Involvement of Joints in Patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis
G. D. Sharma, S. Sharma, S. Bhardwaj
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 286-291
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Prevalence of Leukoplakia in Patients Visiting Dental College in Rural Area of Jaipur, Rajasthan
Rohit Sharma, Praful Narang, Amit Kumar Sharma, Gaurav Mishra, Vijay Agrawal, Shweta Jain
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 292-295
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Analysis of Spatio-temporal Disease Pattern Using Spatial Auto Correlation Methods: Case of Acute Gastroenteritis in Coimbatore District, Tamilnadu, India
Pawlin Vasanthi Joseph, B. Brindha, Vasna Joshua, Prashanthi Devi, S. Balasubramanian
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 296-301
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Assessment of Outcome and Improvement in Quality of Life (QOL) after Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery in Patients with Chronic Rhino-sinusitis - A Cross Sectional Study
Anil S. Harugop, R. S. Mudhol, A. I. Nargund, Amrit , K. Chaitanya, Amol Shiromany
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 302-306
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Seroprevalence of Transfusion Transmitted (Single and Dual) Infections in Blood Donors of Western U.P. India
Seema Dua, Harmesh Manocha, Geeta Deshmukh
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 307-311
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Burden of Disease Trends in India in 21st Century
S. L. Mahajan, Mohit Sharma, P. Devgun, K. P. Gill
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 312-318
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A Study on Patient Satisfaction through Extemporaneous Responses from Patients in a Tertiary Care Hospital
N. Lakshmi Bhaskar, S Naga Satish Kumar, M. Meera Subhashini, K. T. Reddy
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 319-323
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Variation in the Mode of Origin and Level of formation of Sural Nerve
S. Sharma, G. D. Sharma, S. Bhardwaj
 Vol 5, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 324-327
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