Volume No. :   5

Issue No. :  2

Year :  2013

ISSN Print :  0975-4407

ISSN Online :  2321-5836


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Working Women Suffering From Various Morbidities - An Overview



Address:   Hina Kausar1*, Mohammed Ubaid-Ur-Rahaman2
1Assistant Professor, Community Medicine, Dr. Ulhas Patil Medical College, Jalgaon Kh. (MS)
2Divisional Medical Officer, Central Railway hospital, Bhusawal.(MS)
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: Not Available

ABSTRACT:
Back ground: Women are equally exposed to the occurrence of health hazards as are men, whether in developed or developing countries. Objective: to analyze the morbidities as perceived by working women Material and methods: Three hundred working women employed in Chalmeda Anand Rao Institute of Medical Sciences, Karimnagar (Andhra Pradesh) were taken as sample.Morbidities were classified as per International classification of diseases (ICD). Observations and discussion: Anaemia was commonest morbidity (67%) among working women followed by hypertension (6%), acute respiratory tract infection (4.66%), while prevalence of morbidity like diabetes was 4%. Other morbidities noted were Urinary tract infection 3.33%, Skin infections 3%, Vaginitis 2.33%, asthma 1.66% and cataract 1.33%. Recommendations: To create awareness among the masses about various signs and symptoms of diseases to promote early diagnosis and treatment. Back ground: Women are equally exposed to the occurrence of health hazards as are men, whether in developed or developing countries. Objective: to analyze the morbidities as perceived by working women Material and methods: Three hundred working women employed in Chalmeda Anand Rao Institute of Medical Sciences, Karimnagar (Andhra Pradesh) were taken as sample.Morbidities were classified as per International classification of diseases (ICD). Observations and discussion: Anaemia was commonest morbidity (67%) among working women followed by hypertension (6%), acute respiratory tract infection (4.66%), while prevalence of morbidity like diabetes was 4%. Other morbidities noted were Urinary tract infection 3.33%, Skin infections 3%, Vaginitis 2.33%, asthma 1.66% and cataract 1.33%. Recommendations: To create awareness among the masses about various signs and symptoms of diseases to promote early diagnosis and treatment.
KEYWORDS:
Diabetes, vaginitis, asthma, cataract, working women.
Cite:
Hina Kausar, Mohammed Ubaid-Ur-Rahaman. Working Women Suffering From Various Morbidities - An Overview. Research J. Pharmacology and Pharmacodynamics. 2013; 5(2): 126-128.
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