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Vol. 11, Special Issue 4 (2022)

Impact of bamboo weaving on health status of bamboo artisans in Northern Karnataka

Author(s):
Suprita Pawar, Dr. Geeta Chitagubbi and Dr. Rajeshwari Desai
Abstract:
The study was conducted in North Karnataka. Majority of the respondents belonged to middle age group followed by young age group (40.00%) and lesser (16.66%) per cent were from old age group. The highest mean score was given for the body tolerance of symptom problems during work was bearable in lower back followed by palm/finger. Symptom frequency of problems related to the pain during work was quite often in the body parts like lower back, followed by buttocks. When respondents experienced pain in the body parts like neck, shoulder and lower back respondents temporarily terminated the work. Positive and highly significant relationship between age and frequency of pain in the body parts like neck, shoulder, upper arm, lower arm, wrist, palm/finger, buttocks, knee and feet/ankle among old and middle age group of respondents. Whereas the relationship between young age group and frequency of pain in lower back is positively significant.
Pages: 1049-1052  |  218 Views  86 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Suprita Pawar, Dr. Geeta Chitagubbi and Dr. Rajeshwari Desai. Impact of bamboo weaving on health status of bamboo artisans in Northern Karnataka. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(4S): 1049-1052.

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