Introduction: Scabies is a neglected tropical public health problem around the world. It is caused by the Sarcoptes
Scabiei mite that infested under the skin. The prevalence has been noted as per year is 300 million patients over the
Objectives: To determine the frequency of Scabies at PMCH Nawabshah.
Methods: A cross sectional
study has been carried out on 422 patients at Peoples Medical Hospital Nawabshah at outpatients Department of
Dermatology. The technique of sampling was convenience. A structured questionnaire has been used for data
collection and analysis. All data has been collected by researcher on diagnosed cases of scabies by skin specialists.
Results: The study is showing prevalence 22.4% among skin problem persons. The mean age of participant
60.2.Sabies can occur at any stage of life The comparison of male and female individuals as 6610 (48%) and 6595
(52%). The marital status of the participants as; married, un-married, widower, divorced and widow was 260
(66.3%) ,118(27.9%),2(0.47%),1(0.23%) and 21(4.97%) respectively and high rate found in lower economic
Conclusion: The prevalence of scabies at peoples Medical Hospital Nawabshah is 22.4% The prevalence
of scabies high in developing countries and this found prominent in back ward areas. The high ratio of scabies is
associate with limited resources of basic life. Scabies seems to be neglected tropical problem of health.