Assessment of Splenic Width by Ultrasonography in Adult Population of Gwalior and its Correlation with Age and Gender
Keywords:Age; Correlation; Females; Males.
Aims and objectives: To assess correlation of splenic width with age and gender of adult population of Gwalior region. Material and methods: Present cross sectional study was done at Gajra Raja Medical College Gwalior M.P. with 160 adults of Gwalior– 80 males and 80 females. By Pearson’s correlation coefficients, the relation of spleen width to age was evaluated. One way ANOVA test was applied. Results: Mean splenic width and mean age of the participants were 6.67+1.07 cm and 40.98±12.53 years respectively. There was a significant negative correlation between the splenic width and Age (p < 0.05) but gender wise there was no significant correlation. Conclusion: Spleen width was significantly higher among the males as compared with females. The study noted that the splenic width increases upto the age of 45 years then start declining.
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