A cross-sectional study was undertaken to determine the health status of children engaged in carpet weaving factories of Jaipur City.
Two hundred and ninety school going boys of similar socio-economic status served as controls.
A higher prevalence of signs of nutritional deficiencies was observed in carpet weaving children.
Analysis of the presenting complaints and the illness suffered in the past six months also revealed a significantly higher morbidity in these children.
A statistically significant difference was also observed in anthropometric measurements of the two groups.
Mots-clés Pascal : Santé, Morbidité, Mâle, Enfant, Inde, Biométrie corporelle, Etat nutritionnel, Symptomatologie, Tapis, Médecine travail, Travailleur, Homme, Asie, Morphométrie, Anthropométrie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Health, Morbidity, Male, Child, India, Corporal biometry, Nutritional status, Symptomatology, Carpet, Occupational medicine, Worker, Human, Asia, Morphometry, Anthropometry
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 95-0215835
Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 09/06/1995.