This study out to establish the current trend of most common
ill-health among the students of kwara state polytechnic Ilorin as well as the
student patronize the medical centre within a define time frame. the least
square approach were employed which revealed the present of trend and season
effect on the data basically to be able to forecast for the subsequent years
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Table of content vi
1.1 Hint on the polytechnic medical centre 2
1.2 Aims and study objectives 3
1.3 Source of data 3
1.4 limitation of the study 4
1.5 Definition of some terms 4
2.0 literature review 8
3.0 methodology/ presentation of data 11
3.1 Methodology 12
3.2 index estimation 13
3.3 forecast elements 14
4.0 Analysis of data 18
4.1 Estimation of the parameters 20
4.2 Quarterly Presentation of data 21
4.3 Yearly and monthly presentation of data 22
4.4 Forecast for the two subsequent Years using regression model 22
5.0 Summary of findings 28
5.1 Conclusion 29
5.2 Recommendation 30
This project is concerned with the
health problem that are common among the student particularly, affecting the
student of kwara state polytechnic Ilorin. Hence there is need to define
Health is a state of optimal physical,
manta and social well being and not mainly the absence of disease and infirmly.
it is a condition in which the function of the body are duly discharged.
The state of health is much more then
freedom from disease. To live a good state of health, one must avoid dirty environment
and take to well hygienically prepared food and water which are germ and
HINTS ON THE POLYTECHINC MEDICAL CENTRE
Kwara state polytechnic was established
in the year 1972. According to a popular adage which says “health is medical of
wealth the institution find it necessary and essential to establish its own
medical centre, just for student staff needs.
The clinic was established in 1972 when
Kwara state polytechnic was officially commissioned. The operation in the
clinic state with one doctor, two non-professional members of staff and five
nurse. The increase in the students admitted yearly lead to the staff. Both
skilled and unskilled are worked there. There are five sector which are
healthier by the principal medical officer (doctor).he is the centre
consultants. the centre bag is medical second section where we have statistical
record of the register and patient, there is nursing section and a matron
who is the chief nursing officer health this section. There the doctor treats
many according to the prescription. The fourth section is pharmacy which is to
compound and dispend the drops the last section is laboratory where
investigations is been carried out such on stool, and urine.
AIMS AND STUDY OBJECTIVE
The study is emphasized the importance
of setting cp medical centre in the campus. It showed the picture of medical
patient attendance in the clinic in a given period of time. It analyzed the
trend of fluctuation in the number of patient’s attendance in the clinic at
The study is designed to give a clear
picture of the problem encountered by the patient, clinic and probably solution
with progress so far since its establishment.
SOURSE OF DATA
The data used in this project (study) is
mainly collected from the clinic record office of Kwara state polytechnic
consists of all the daily attendance of the patients in the clinic between
January to December 2008to 2012.
LIMITATION OF THE STUDY.
The intent ion of the study was to cover
up to nothing less than (10) years duration in order to available one. Because
keeping of a record of patients that called which implies that there is no
separated statistics for the patients that called.
There, need to write a letter of request
and take some other processes to ensure the data needed was released.
1.6 DEFINATION OF SOME TERMS.
* MALARIA – is a
mosquito-borne infection disease of human and other animals caused by protests
(a type of micro organism) of the genus plasmodium. It begins with introduce
the protest through saliva in to the circulatory system in the produce. malaria
cause symptoms that typical individual fever and headache which in severe case
can progress to coma or death malaria is a parasitic infection that most
causative organism is plasmodium falciparum
which is carried by mosquitoes. It is also characterized by chills fever
and sweating occurring at interval which depends on the time require for
development of a new generation of parasite in the body.
* BODY PAIN is
an unpleasant feeling often caused by intense or damage stimuli such as
stubbing a toe burring a finger, putting alcohol on a cut and bumping the
“funny bone” and. it can also be define as an unpleasant sensory and emotion
experience association with actual or potential tissue damage or described in
term of such damage. This is an actual modifiable infection sickness of the
topic cause by a view through suffering of mind or body and cause be
transmitted by a mosquito.
means an increase frequency or decrease constancy of bowel movement. Diarrhea
is also classified by physicians into acute which last one or two week and
chronic which continue for longer than 2 or 3 weeks viral and bacterial
infection are the most common causes of acute diarrhea. This from the chief
symptom of several diseases it is the looseness of the bowel l.e too frequent
and too watery emoting of bowel.
dysentery broadly refers to gastrointestinal disorder characterized by
inflammation of the intestines, chiefly the colon. it also present in loose, watery stools. Also called bloody fox
it is an infection disease especially of the colon and attended by pain
abdomens Tenesmos and frequent stool containing blood and mucus. The causative
agents re bacteria agents are bacteria, protozoa or parasitic worm.
a cough is a free full release of air from the lungs that lungs that can be
heard. Coughing protects the respiratory system by clearing it of irritants and
* COLD: - It means having a low or
inadequate temperature active or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been
made cold. A mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages.