Volume : IV, Issue : II, February - 2015

Prevalence of Malnutrition in Industrial Workers of Bhopal

Dr. Nilima Varma, Maya M. Singh

Abstract :

In the present era of globalization of business, the nature of work of organizations and its environment are changing radically extending noticeable impact on individual’s job, safety, health, and well–being. The study was undertaken to assess the malnutrition level of the Industrial workers. Random sampling method was use to collect the data. We have used statically methods like Percentage, Mean, standard deviation, Two Independent Sample‘t’ test and Paired Sample NonParametric Test (Wilcoxon signed–rank Paired Sample test) on dietary intake of workers to study the impact of improper diet on their work and health. For the convenience of the presentation of the results which has been analyzed, a graph has been developed and the results are presented accordingly. Interview schedule based survey was carried out among 50 adult Male Industrial workers in Bhopal city. Demographic profile, socio–economic status, anthropometric measurement, body mass index (BMI) calculation and haemoglobin have been checked to assess malnutrition and anaemia level of the Industrial workers. The result showed that poor health status and highest category of anaemic population were found in this study.

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Dr. Nilima Varma, Maya M. Singh Prevalence of Malnutrition in Industrial Workers of Bhopal Paripex - Indian Journal Of Research, Vol: 4, Issue : 2 February 2015


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