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Type Journal Article - Journal of Novel Applied Sciences
Title Assessment of mortality rate and causes of death in Ghasreshirin hospital, during 2000-2010
Volume 4
Issue 1
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2015
Page numbers 98-102
URL http://jnasci.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/JNASCI-2015-98-102.pdf
: Introduction: mortality is one of the most common factors for indicating the health status of
a society, for knowing the risk factors of mortality in a region, determining the causes of death is essential,
therefore this study was conducted for assessing the mortality rate and causes of death in Ghasre shirin
hospital during 2000-2010. Method: this research was performed in descriptive- analytical, the population
was all of the referred patients to Ghasre shirin hospital during 2000-2010, and the samples include all
died patients in this time. Data was gathered by use of a checklist from the records of died patients, and
analyzed by SPSS 16 software and descriptive and deferential statistics. Finding: the frequency of death
was 227 cases, and regarding to the inpatient clients it was 1.82 percent per year, 67.8% was male, mean
and SD of age was 56.6± 22.2. The most common causes of death were cardiovascular disorders (59.9%),
poisoning and injury (13.7%) and car accident (8.4%) respectively. Cause of death was related to job and
age variables significantly (p<0.05). Discussion: considering the high rate of mortality by causes of
cardiovascular disorders, poisoning and injury, and car accident, it is suggested for promoting the efforts
for education of inhabitants and allocation health facilities for preventing and reducing this factors

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