Annals of Community Health (ISSN 2347-5455, eISSN 2347-5714), Peer Reviewed, Indexed Journal focusing exclusively on Community Medicine and Public Health

Annals of Community Health

Annals of Community Health (AoCH), [An Indexed (Index Medicus, DOAJ and More), Peer Reviewed, Quarterly, International Journal focusing exclusively on Community Medicine and Public Health] aims to publish papers that advance the understanding of community medicine and its allied topics to disseminate recent updates, stimulate debate, educate and entertain. Remember that AoCH is not a general medical journal; articles must be comprehensible and interesting and relevant to the experts in community medicine.


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Vol 9, No 1 (2021)

Table of Contents

Original Research Article

Self-Care Activities among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Attending a Tertiary Care Hospital in North Karnataka
Adeep Anil Kumar, Jayaraj R Mhetri, Vijaylekshmy Anoop 1-5
CRP – A Marker of Severity of Dengue in a Non-Tropical Community PDF
Ajaz Nabi Koul, Sajad Ahmad Bhat, Samiya Yusuf 6-9
A Cross-sectional Study on Undergraduate Medical Student’s Reasons for Joining Medicine and their Future Career Choices PDF
Vikas Kumar, Akanksha Rathi, Satyavir Singh, Shelesh Kumar Goel 10-16
A Study on Scientific Orientation of Saloon Workers, in Mukkam Area, Kerala PDF
Anirudh V Mutalik, Bindu Mohandas, Hassan Koya, Durgesh Kumar, P K Sujesh 17-22
Prevalence and Sociodemographic Profile of People with Non-communicable Diseases in Rural Puducherry PDF
Arun Daniel J, Prasad T, Madonna J D’souza, Arunachalam D 23-28
Association between Intestinal Parasitic Infestation and Sociodemographic Factors in Children among age of 6–12 Years in Rural Area of Bareilly District: A Cross-sectional Study PDF
Ashish Kumar Sharma, Swati Khan 29-34
Association between Intestinal Parasitic Infestation and Personal hygiene and Food Habit in Children age of among 6–12 years in rural Areas of Bareilly District: A Cross-Sectional Study PDF
Ashish Kumar Sharma, Swati Khan 36-41
41 Annals of Community Health JAN - MAR 2021 | Vol 9 | Issue 01 Is Excessive Screen Time a Problem among Rural Adolescents? A Cross-sectional Study in Four Schools of Magadi Taluk, Ramanagara District, South Karnataka PDF
Pooja R S, Merlyn Joseph, Deign Maria John, Jessica John, Bhoomika Biradar, Christina Naidu, Avita Rose Johnson 42-48
Who Will Explain Medications to Patients? Doctor or Pharmacist? Providers’ Perspective in Medical College Hospital of Central Gujarat, India PDF
Bhaveshbhai R Bariya, Rahul J Parmar, Vihang S Mazumdar 49-53
A Cross-sectional Study on Health Awareness among High School Students in Mukkam Municipality PDF
K Hassan Koya, Anirudh V Mutalik, Bindu Mohandas, Durgesh Kumar, P K Sujesh 54-59
JAN - MAR 2021 | Vol 9 | Issue 0 1 Annals of Community Health 58 Low Back Pain among College Students in Manipur PDF
Soubam Christina, Brogen Singh Akoijam 60-64
Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice Related to COVID-19 among Medical Students of a Rural Medical College in Tumkur, Karnataka PDF
Chandana Krishna, Saikishan S Menon 64-69
Awareness and Practice of Health Insurance in an Urban Area of Puducherry – A Community-based Cross-sectional Study PDF
M Srimadhi, Chavada Vijay Kantilal, Johnson Cherian, Kavita Vasudevan 69-73
Study on Mode of Delivery among Mothers of Children Aged Under 5 Years in Urban Field Practice Area of Gandhi Medical College, Secunderabad, Telangana, India PDF
G. Vinod Kumar, Nalla Krishna, B Bhanuja Rani, D Sridhar 74-77
A Comparative Study of Clinico-epidemiological Factors and Duration of Hospitalization in Dengue among the Pediatric, Adolescents, and Adult Patients in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Lucknow PDF
Sandhya Mishra, Deepak Chopra, Nidhi Jauhari, Ausaf Ahmad 78-84
Polypharmacy and Adherence to Medication Among Community Dwelling Elderly in a Rural Area in Bangalore Urban District PDF
Deepthi Vasanth, R K Pretesh, K Arvind 85-94
Awareness of Specific Health Protective Measures among Antenatal Mothers Attending a Community Health Center in Urban Bengaluru PDF
Jayanthi Srikanth, Deepthi Nagaraj, P S Karishma, K Saranya, Pramukh Arun Kumar, Mahati Dasari 92-96
Knowledge of Sex Determination and Attitude of Women about Gender Preference PDF
Dhruvendra Pandey, Deepika Rathore, Smriti Pandey, Rajesh Tiwari, Pradeep Kumar Kasar 97-101
Predicting Risk of Diabetes using Indian Diabetes Risk Score in Adult Population of Faridabad PDF
. Priyanka, Ekta Gupta 102-107
Study of Lifestyle Disease Risk Factors among High School Students in Tirupati: A Base Line Study for Intervention PDF
G Visweswara Rao, C V Monika 108-116
A Study on Family Planning Practices among Married Women in Reproductive Age Group in Urban Field Practice Area of Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad PDF
Gaddala Kiranmayee, Gurram Sudharani, Bollampalli Baburao, S Prasanth Kumar 117-121
Predictive Value of Proteinuria in Assessing Severity of Dengue Infection in Children PDF
Vookanti Smruti, Gurram Sudharani, Palle Amarender Reddy, Seepana Rajesh 122-126
A Cross-sectional Study on Psychosocial Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Software Professionals in Hyderabad PDF
Kiranmayi Karanati, Pidakala Mary Moses, Vishwajeet Manohar Chavan, Hajera Rabbani 127-130
Effectiveness of Information Education Communication on Drug Compliance among hypertensives in rural field practice area of Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre Bengaluru PDF
K Indumathi, Mangala Subramanian 131-135
Knowledge, Attitude, and Practices about Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) among Undergraduate Medical and Engineering Students of a Private College in Telangana, India PDF
Manoj Patruni, K Shridevi, Y Suvarna Reddy, Sanagavarapu Venkata Sai Moudgalya 136-143
The Stressors and Mental Health during COVID Pandemic in Punjab, India – A Cross-sectional Study PDF
Priyanka Devgun, Kanwal Preet Kaur Gill, Amanpreet Kaur 144-147
Depression in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients Attending a Tertiary Care Hospital in North Karnataka: A Hospital-Based Descriptive Study PDF
Krishna Hemantbhai Tavrawala, Jayaraj R Mhetri, Prateek Parashar 148-152
A Cross-sectional Study about Awareness of Rabies Prophylaxis and Animal Bite Management among Medical Interns in Maharashtra PDF
Masne Shivani, Kshirsagar Maya, S V Chincholikar 153-156
Facilitators and Barriers for Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana Empanelment by Private Hospitals in Kerala: A Qualitative Analysis PDF
Midhun Rajiv, Leyanna Susan George, Carmel Regeela Mainu, . Arun Raj, M S Aravind 157-162
An Epidemiological Study on Prevalence of Hypertension and its Associated Risk Factors among Adolescent School Children of Udaipur City of Rajasthan PDF
. Rupesh Kumar, Maitri R Hathi 163-167
A Cross-sectional Study on Assessment of Risk for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus among Adults in Rural Field Practice Area of Mysore Medical College PDF
Radha Pujari, Mansoor Ahmed, . Sumalatha. N 168-172
The Determinants of Utilizing Primary Health-care Facilities from Community Clinic in Rural Bangladesh PDF
Nure Alam Siddiqi, Abdul Muyeed, Abdul Goni, Nuruzzaman Haque 173-180
Assessment of Attitudes of Medical Students and Faculty toward Integrated Teaching PDF
Dilip Kumar L, Nitesh Mangal, Meet M Chauhan, Medha Mathur, Piyushkumar C Parmar, K A Varghese1 181-186
A Correct Perception to Avoid Deception: A Questionnaire-Based Survey of School Students on COVID-19 PDF
Mulla Mahammad Rafi, C A Aravind Ranjan, Ashima Sharma, Nithya Shreya Meghna, Mohammed Ismail Nizami, Mohammed Omar Mohiuddin 187-190
Social Aspects, Health Beliefs, and Economic Burden: Neglected Aspects of Stroke Survivors in India PDF
Mohit Sharma, . Mohan Lal, Tejbir Singh, Shyam Sundar Deepti 191-195
Self-medication Practices among Patients with Upper Respiratory Tract Infection Attending a Peripheral Health Center in North India PDF
Ruqia Quansar, Mohsina Mukhtar, . Sajad Tak, S M Salim Khan 196-200
A Study on the Utilization of Antenatal Care Services and its Associated Factors in a Tertiary Care Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal PDF
Nabanita Chakraborty, Gautam Kumar Joardar 201-205
Determinants of Coronary Artery Disease: A Hospital-based Cross-sectional Study PDF
Bharat Meharda, Renu Bedi, Govind Singhal, Narendra Verma 206-209
A Cross-sectional Study on Assessment of Nutritional Status of Adolescents in Government High Schools of Kurnool City, Andhra Pradesh, India PDF
Padmaja Jandyam, Sujatha Peethala, Sreedevi Arepalli 210-213
Assessment of Quality of Sleep and its Associated Factors with the Help of Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index among Medical Students of Rajasthan PDF
Nitesh Mangal, Piyushkumar C . Parmar, Dilip Kumar L 214-218
Sociodemographic and Body Mass Index Profile of Type II Diabetic Mellitus Patients in Rural Ajmer, India PDF
Bharat Mahendra, Renu Bedi, Pradeep Kumar Choudhary, Manish Choudhary 219-222
An Epidemiological Analysis about the Scoring of Fagerstrom Test for Nicotine Dependence and AUDIT Test for Alcohol Dependence among Tribal Adults in a Rural Tribal Block PDF
Rahul Kewal Kumar 223-227
Assessment of Knowledge of Foot Care among Diabetic Patients: A Community-Based Study in South Kerala PDF
Rahul S Pillai, Joe Abraham, Jithin Khader 228-232
A Study on Outcome of Pregnancy among Antenatal Mothers in Rural Field Practice Area of Vims Ballari, Ballari District, Karnataka PDF
Chetana Singode, K Ramesh, T. Gangadhara Goud 233-239
A Cross-sectional Study on Osteoporosis among Women Aged 40 Years and Above in the Urban Field Practice Area of a Medical College, Bengaluru PDF
K S Seema,, R Chethana, Deepthi Nagaraj 240-243
Assessment of Adherence to Therapeutic Regimen and Lifestyle Modification among Patients with Cardiovascular Disease PDF
A Anurag, M Shilpa, A Arshitha 244-247
Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic: Scenario of Myths and Facts PDF
Shruti Kardalkar, Mayur S Sherkhane 248-253
Effect of False News on Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice toward COVID-19 Pandemic among Educated of Karnataka, India PDF
. Amogha Shree, . N. Chandan, . M. Shwethashree, M R Narayana Murthy 254-262
A Comparative Study on Effective Vaccine Management of Cuttack and Jagatsinghpur Districts in Eastern India Using Global Assessment Tool PDF
Surajit Garabadu, Mayadhar Panda, Satyaranjan Acharya, Sikata Nanda 263-266
Study of Psychopathology among Perinatally Acquired Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Children in a Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital in Kolkata, West Bengal PDF
Bappaditya Chowdhury, Sucharita Maji, Malay Kumar Ghosal, Subhasish Bhattacharyya 267-271
Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Bank Employees of Latur City of Maharashtra PDF
Pramod P Kulkarni, Mukund D Bhise, Anant A Takalkar, Sunil M Sagre 272-277
Correlates of Body Image Perception and Dietary Practices among Urban Adolescents –Experience from Government Schools in Kolkata City PDF
Tanushree Mondal, Ritu Ghosh, Sucharita Maji, Tapobrata Guha Ray 278-285
Background: Body image is an important adolescent issue having bearing on their self-esteem and nutritional status. Both underweight and overweight are prevalent in India coupled with inappropriate dietary behavior such as higher consumption of junk food PDF
T M Momin, S P Andurkar, J V Dixit, Mohammad S Ghodke, Kailash Kagne 286-289
Prevalence of Tobacco Use among Elderly Population in Rural Area of North Kerala: A Cross-Sectional Study PDF
S A Thilak, K H Rajeev, B C Satheesh 290-294
Sociodemographic Factors Influencing the Uptake of Rapid Diagnostic Test Kits for the Management of Malaria among Mothers of Under Five in a Typical Nigerian Population PDF
U W Dozie, C.I C Ebirim, U O Nwobi, U M Chukwuocha, S. N. O Ibe, I. N. S Dozie 295-302
Study of Profile of Alcoholics Attending Deaddiction Center: A Cross-Sectional Study PDF
R Shwetha, S Usha Rani, J Ashok 303-307
Knowledge, Attitude, and Practices about Breastfeeding among Urban Lactating Mothers of Ajmer City: A Cross-Sectional Study PDF
Renu Bedi, Tina Gupta, Varun Agiwal 308-312

Review Article

Journey through Motherhood: A Roller Coaster Experience PDF
N Rajarajeswari,, Bhanu Pratap Singh Gaur, A Suguna, A Surekha 313-316
Analyzing the National Nutrition Policy of India: A Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats Analysis PDF
Mohit Sharma, Mohan Lal 317-321

Perspectives

High-resolution Computed Tomography Screening Policy among Test Negative Symptomatic in Ahmedabad – A Covid-19 Policy Perspective PDF
Solanki Bhavin, Sheth Jay, Patel Sanket, Patel Dhiren 322-326


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