Prevalence of Femoral Hernia in Bundelkhand Region of India
Annals of International medical and Dental Research
Present study is aimed to note the prevalence of femoral hernia and trend of disease in two genders and different age groups in patients from Bundelkhand region. Methods: This observational study was carried out on 42 patients of femoral hernia belonging from Bundelkhand region of India. Patients were classified into groups based on their genders, age, laterality and types of femoral hernia. All the findings were tabulated and inferences were drawn followed by statistical comparison using
... uare test with p value <0.05 considered as significant. Results: Highest prevalence of femoral hernia was noted in >60 years age group. Females show a higher preponderance for femoral hernia as compared to males. Prevalence of hernia was higher on right side as compared to left side. Recurrent femoral hernia showed very small preponderance.Conclusion: Such studies are needed to be conducted in all geographical regions with as much possible number of observations. Results of present study might be helpful for future studies in estimating femoral hernia prevalence in population as a whole.