In Depth Study Of Personal Information Of Day Workers And Shift Workers: Special Reference To Their Nutritional Anthropometry & Anthropometric Measurements
- Country : India
- Subject : Psychology
The research was carried out to assess and compare the health problems experienced by day and shift workers in Visakhapatnam. The research was conducted on a sample of 70 software engineers, in the age group of 22-33 years in Bhubaneshwar, Orissa. All the shift workers followed an 8 hour irregular rotating work schedule namely morning, evening and night shift. Permanent day workers were the workers of typical day schedule who work for 8 hours. It was witnessed that the major health problem experienced by the subjects were loss of appetite, gain of weight, fatigue/tiredness, headache, common cold, backache, irritability, acidity, abdominal bloating or gas etc. more frequently observed in shift workers compared to day workers. To protect the health of the potential young generation nutrition education is required regarding the role of nutrition; importance of balanced diet.