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SJKU 2020, 25(2): 83-92 Back to browse issues page
Quality of Life and Related Factors in Patients with Chronic Urticaria in Kurdistan Province
Rasoul Nasiri Kalmarzi1 , Saman Amini2 , Mohsen Shahidi3 , Sima Touzandeh jani4, Bijam Nouri5 , Behzad Khalafi6 , Wesam Kooti Mr 7
1- Lung Diseases and Allergy Research Center, Research Institute for Health Development, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, sanandaj, Iran
2- Student Research Committee, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran
3- Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj,Iran
4- Department of Biology, Faculty of science, University of Kurdistan, Iran
5- Social Determinants of Health Research Center Research Institute for Health Development Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, , Sanandaj, Iran
6- Lung Diseases and Allergy Research Center Research Institute for Health Development Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences Iran
7- Cellular and Molecular Research Center, Sabzevar University of Medical Sciences, Sabzevar, Iran , kweasm@yahoo.com
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Background and Aim: Chronic urticaria is a dermal disease with continuous rash, itching or angioedema, papules and inflammatory plaques, which under conditions transformed from the acute phase to the chronic phase, causing depression and anxiety for many years in patients.  Chronic urticaria has a significant impact on the quality of life of the patient. The aim of this study was to examined the quality of life and related factors of patients with chronic urticaria in Kurdistan Province.
Materials and Methods: This descriptive study was performed on 228 patients referred to the Allergy Clinic of Besat Hospital in 2016 Census sampling method was used for selecting patient/ Information was gathered by using DQLI questionnaire. Then describe the data by frequency and percentage descriptive and quantitative data were calculated with Chi 2 and Spearman correlation, by using SPSS 15.
Results: The mean age of participants was 34.81 ± 10.55 years. Data analysis showed that there was a significant correlation between quality of life and gender (p <0.001). There was a significant correlation between quality of life and type of disease (p <0.001). However, there was no significant correlation between quality of life and place of residence and education (p> 0.05).
Conclusion: The results showed that chronic urticaria has significant effect on patients' quality life. It seems that these patients were psychologically involved and their level of satisfaction of quality life was reduced.

Keywords: Chronic Urticaria, Quality of life, Urticaria, Severity of Illness Index
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2019/07/18 | Accepted: 2020/05/18
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Nasiri Kalmarzi R, Amini S, Shahidi M, Touzandeh jani S, Nouri B, Khalafi B et al . Quality of Life and Related Factors in Patients with Chronic Urticaria in Kurdistan Province. SJKU. 2020; 25 (2) :83-92
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Volume 25, Issue 2 (Scientific Journal of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences 2020) Back to browse issues page
مجله علمی دانشگاه علوم پزشکی کردستان Scientific Journal of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences
مجله علمی دانشگاه علوم پزشکی کردستان Scientific Journal of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences
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