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(shĭmō`gə), city (1991 pop. 193,028), Karnataka state, SW India, on the Tunga River. The city is district headquarters for a region that produces coffee, sugarcane, cotton, millet, oilseed, and rice. Limestone, manganese, and iron ore are mined in the region. Shivamogga was plundered by the Marathas in 1798 and occupied by the British in the early 19th cent. after the Maratha wars.
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Taking the total population of Municipal Corporation Shimoga as 3,22,650 as per 2011 census, hypothesized frequency of awareness levels of hypertension amongst residents of Shimoga city as 50% and confidence limits as 5% of 100, the sample size was calculated using the formula n = [(DEFF x Np (1-p)]/ [(d2/Z21 [alpha]/2 x (N-1) + p x (1-p)].
His (Vajpayee's) government did not enter our kitchens and saw what we were cooking," Azad said while addressing an election rally in Shimoga city.
We are therefore comparing the prevalence of personality disorder among rural and urban population including demographic characteristics, use of clinical and institutional services, which has divided into three cluster subgroups of personality disorders based on the DSM-V classification systems in a two-phase survey at Shimoga city and 3 villages of Shimoga district.
In the Shimoga pilot, the healthcare solution will connect primary healthcare centres (PHC) at Kuppagadde in Soraba Taluk and Guttiyadehalli in Thirthahalli Taluk to McGann hospital in Shimoga city. Two other PHCs located at Antaragange in Bhadravathi Taluk and Kappanahalli in Shikaripura Taluk will be connected to the District Hospital within a month.
Hence, a community-based study on tobacco use in Shimoga city among 15-64 years of population was undertaken, with the intention that the results of this study will provide necessary inputs for effective NCD control in this region.