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Health Related Quality of Life among Bank Workers in Punjab:A Comparison with Normal Healthy Subjects
Objective: Health related problems can restrict with even the most elementary aspects of daily living. It is a significant reason of occupational complaint and diminished quality of life for the staffs. Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) is an assessment of the person’s well-being. The purpose of this research is to determine HRQOL among the employees of the bank in India. Method: HRQOL were cross-sectionally measured over and done with short form of SF-36 questionnaire. Total 400 Subjects aged between 25-45 years who met the inclusion criteria were selected for the study where 200 bank emplyees and 200 normal healthy population. Results: HRQOL were significantly lower in bank employees as compare to the normal population (P<.001). Conclusion: The result of the study ascertained that HRQOL appears to be lower among bank workers in Punjab. Therefor it is essential for interventions aimed at justifying the HRQOL among employees of the banking sector.
Health Related Quality of Life, Bank Workers and SF-36 Questionnaire.
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