Health Status of Cycle Rickshaw Pullers in Allahabad (India)


Affiliations

  • University of Allahabad, Department of Biochemistry, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, 211002, India
  • University of Allahabad, Department of Bio Chemistry, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, 211002, India
  • Wazir Ram Singh Government College, Department of Botany, Dehri, Himachal Pradesh, 176022, India

Abstract

Occupation is one of the most important extrinsic factors which have the major impact on health. Pedalling the tricycle rickshaw is a most stressful job. Rickshaw Pullers are extensively exposed to the air pollutants in conjunction with strenuous exercise. In the present study demographic details along with nutritional status, hygiene status and morbid conditions were obtained from fifty Rickshaw Pullers (RPs) in Allahabad.


Keywords

Allahabad, Cycle Rickshaw Pullers, Health

Subject Discipline

Botany

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