Modelling association factors of the Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) disease activity / Afiqah Roshidi, Khairunnisa Athirah Kamarudin and Nur Fatin Jaafar

Roshidi, Afiqah and Kamarudin, Khairunnisa Athirah and Jaafar, Nur Fatin Jaafar (2017) Modelling association factors of the Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) disease activity / Afiqah Roshidi, Khairunnisa Athirah Kamarudin and Nur Fatin Jaafar. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Objective: To identify the socio-demographic characteristics of patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) and determine the associated risk factors of SLE disease activity (active and in-active disease) in Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia (HUSM).
Methods: This study was conducted by analyzing the data of patients in HUSM which have been diagnosed with SLE in the year of 2010 until 2015. We analyzed data on a total of 106 patients (93 females and 13 males) using proforma sheet to identify the associated factors of SLE.Descriptive statistics was used to determine the sosio-demographic characteristics of patients with SLE and logistic regression analysis for the odds of having active and in-active SLE disease.
Results: The findings revealed a signifant associated factors of patient with active SLE disease in contrast with patient with in-active disease. Female patients constituted the majority among all the patients with female to male ratio of 7:1.They had mean age of 36.27±14.386 years and mean duration of disease was 10.43±9.115 years.
Conclusions: Patients with active SLE disease documented to have a higher prevalence of SLE especially female patient. Factors such as Antinuclear Antibody (ANA), Anti-double Stranded DNA (Anti -dsDNA) , family history and gender were noted as the associated risk factors affecting SLE among SLE patients in HUSM, Kelantan.

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Item Type: Student Project
Creators:
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Roshidi, Afiqah
2014701853
Kamarudin, Khairunnisa Athirah
2014588017
Jaafar, Nur Fatin Jaafar
2014733751
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Wan Yaacob, Wan Fairos
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Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > Medical care
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine > Transmission of disease
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > Communicable diseases and public health
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > Health behavior and habits
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Kelantan > Kota Bharu Campus > Faculty of Computer and Mathematical Sciences
Programme: Bachelor of Science (Hons.) (Statistics)
Item ID: 40294
Uncontrolled Keywords: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), Family History, Hypertension, HUSM Kubang Kerian
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/40294

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