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Year : 2007  |  Volume : 51  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 50-51

Health status of hotel workers with special reference to high risk practices and STDs


1 Ex. Lecturer, , Department of P.S.M., B.J. Medical College, Pune, India
2 Associate Professor, Department of P.S.M., B.J. Medical College, Pune, India

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A T Pawar
Ex. Lecturer, , Department of P.S.M., B.J. Medical College, Pune
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A cross sectional study was conducted on health status of hotel workers of Pune city. Out of estimated 1000 hotel workers 516 were selected by stratified random sampling technique. The study revealed that 71.5% hotel workers were suffering from one or other type of morbid condition. Anemia was the commonest morbidity with prevalence of 40.3%. 187 (36.2%) of hotel workers had extramarital sexual relations. A total of 77 (14.9%) hotel workers were having STDs at the time of study.


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