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morbidity

 [mor-bid´ĭ-te]
a diseased condition or state.
the incidence or prevalence of a disease or of all diseases. See also morbidity rate.

mor·bid·i·ty

(mōr-bid'i-tē), Avoid the jargonistic use of this word as a synonym of disease.
1. A diseased state.
See also: morbidity rate.
2. The ratio of sick:well people in a community.
See also: morbidity rate. Synonym(s): morbility
3. The frequency of the appearance of complications following a surgical procedure or other treatment.

morbidity

(môr-bĭd′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. morbidi·ties
1. The quality of being morbid; morbidness.
2. The rate of incidence of a disease.

morbidity

Epidemiology
The prevalence of a disease in a particular percentage of the population; the number of cases of a particular disease per unit of population.
 
Medspeak
Any departure, subjective or objective, from a state of physiological or psychological well-being.

morbidity

Disease, illness Medtalk Any departure, subjective or objective, from a state of physiological or psychologic well-being

mor·bid·i·ty

(mōr-bid'i-tē)
1. A diseased state.
2. The ratio of sick to well people in a community.
See also: morbidity rate
3. The frequency of the appearance of complications following a surgical procedure or other treatment.

morbidity

The state of being diseased or suffering.

mor·bid·i·ty

(mōr-bid'i-tē)
1. A diseased state.
2. Ratio of sick:well people.
See also: morbidity rate
3. Frequency of appearance of complications after surgery or other treatment.
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Table-1: Frequency of morbidities according to socio-demographic characteristics and their mean with standard deviation.
According to WHO estimates, sexual and reproductive health problems accounted for 18% of the total global burden of diseases in 2001 and 32% of the burden among women in the reproductive age group (15-44 years) worldwide.3 Regarding types of morbidities, about 144 (72%) of women have experienced reproductive problem, 81 (40%) women faced gynecological problems whereas 51% (48 out of 94) suffered from obstetric problems.
The primary objective was to examine the association between age and severe maternal morbidities. Maternal morbidities were divided into categories: antepartum hemorrhage, respiratory morbidity, thromboembolism, cerebrovascular morbidity, acute cardiac morbidity, severe postpartum hemorrhage, maternal sepsis, renal failure, obstetric shock, complications of anesthesia and obstetric interventions, and need for lifesaving procedures.
A total of 1 020 CVLs were placed and there were 89 CVL-related morbidities during the period under review.
Incidence of infective morbidities like fever, cough, diarrhea, UTI was higher among LBW group women.
Many short-term morbidities, such as respiratory distress, temperature instability, hyperbilirubinemia, and feeding difficulties, can be managed and resolved prior to discharge from the hospital.
Salt restriction may not only help to prevent cardiovascular morbidities but may also counteract other lifestyle diseases such as obesity and diabetes.
Concurrently, there is a growing awareness and, for some diseases, a rising prevalence of these childhood morbidities (Branum and Schoendorf 2002; Demissie et al.
Objective: To observe the impact of acute renal morbidities with obstetrical emergencies on maternal health.
Like insomnia and anxiety are associated with depression and dental treatment phobias and hypertension are usually found among diabetics as co morbidities.
Different morbidities such as dental caries, respiratory symptoms (cough, cold), skin manifestations (acne, pigmentation), and menstrual problems (irregular cycles, dysmenorrhea) are depicted in Table 1.
Grantz reported that for nulliparous women with an epidural, extending the second stage from 3 to 4 hours resulted in 16% of maternal and 15% of neonatal morbidities, with approximately 5.5% additional SVD during that hour.