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Health Status of Cycle Rickshaw Pullers in Allahabad (India)


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1 Department of Biochemistry, University of Allahabad, Allahabad – 211002, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Wazir Ram Singh Government College, Dehri – 176022, District Kangra, Himachal Pradesh,, India
 

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.


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Allahabad, Cycle Rickshaw Pullers, Health.
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  • Health Status of Cycle Rickshaw Pullers in Allahabad (India)

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Authors

Minhas U.
Department of Biochemistry, University of Allahabad, Allahabad – 211002, Uttar Pradesh, India
Kumar D.
Department of Biochemistry, University of Allahabad, Allahabad – 211002, Uttar Pradesh, India
Ali A.
Department of Biochemistry, University of Allahabad, Allahabad – 211002, Uttar Pradesh, India
Yadav D.
Department of Biochemistry, University of Allahabad, Allahabad – 211002, Uttar Pradesh, India
Kesarwani R.
Department of Biochemistry, University of Allahabad, Allahabad – 211002, Uttar Pradesh, India
Gupta S. P.
Department of Biochemistry, University of Allahabad, Allahabad – 211002, Uttar Pradesh, India
R. Kumar
Wazir Ram Singh Government College, Dehri – 176022, District Kangra, Himachal Pradesh,, 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.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18311/jeoh%2F2020%2F24979