Assessment of the Incidence and Associated Risk Factors of Urinary Tract Infection among children- A Retrospective studyAssessment of the Incidence and Associated Risk Factors of Urinary Tract Infection among children- A Retrospective study

  • Rossy Debnath1, Sakthiabinaya S.1, Thiruvikram E.1, Udhayachandran R.1, Krupa Susan Koshy2
Keywords: Urinary tract infection, Incidence, Types of organism, Associated risk factors, Children (0‑18 Years).

Abstract

A study to assess the Incidence and Associated Risk Factors of Urinary Tract Infection among children at
selected tertiary care hospital, Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu. The objectives is to determine the incidence
of UTI among children, estimate the types of bacteria causes UTI among children with UTI, to estimate
the incidence of urinary tract infection among children.and find out the Association between the UTI and
selected risk factors of children. The convenience sampling was used to 50 paediatric medical records from
January 2017 to December 2018. The data collection tool was validated and reliability was established. The
data were collected by structured questionnaire. The collected data was tabulated and analysed. Descriptive
and Inferential Statistical method were used. The study shows that the higher frequency of 0-6 years (58%)
and the lower frequency 13-18 years (18%). In Gender, Male is the highest frequency (56%) and Female is
the lowest frequency(44%) and the history of birth defect of structure/deformity or blockage in one of the
organ (20%), Vesico Ureteral Reflux (60%), Pelvic uretero junction (10%), Exstrophy of bladder system
(10%). The highest frequency Vesicoureteral Reflux (60%) and the lowest frequency is Pelvic uretero
junction (10%) and exstrophy of bladder system (10%). It is found that E.coli (86%), Klebsiella (10%),
Proteus (2%), Pseudomonas (2%). The highest frequency E. Coli (86%) and the lowest frequency Proteus
(2%), Pseudomonas (2%) most causative organism of UTI. The incidence rate for urinary tract infection in
our study was 11.7%. There was a significant Association between the selected demographic variables and
risk factors of UTI.

Author Biography

Rossy Debnath1, Sakthiabinaya S.1, Thiruvikram E.1, Udhayachandran R.1, Krupa Susan Koshy2

1B.Sc. (Nursing) IIIrd Year Students, 2M.Sc. (Nursing), Tutor, Department of Child Health Nursing,
Chettinad College of Nursing, Chettinad Academy of Research and Education, Kelambakkam,
Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu

Published
2020-05-22
How to Cite
Rossy Debnath1, Sakthiabinaya S.1, Thiruvikram E.1, Udhayachandran R.1, Krupa Susan Koshy2. (2020). Assessment of the Incidence and Associated Risk Factors of Urinary Tract Infection among children- A Retrospective studyAssessment of the Incidence and Associated Risk Factors of Urinary Tract Infection among children- A Retrospective study. Medico Legal Update, 20(2), 164-169. Retrieved from http://ijop.net/index.php/mlu/article/view/1089