Health Hazards Among Agricultural Workers in Sharkia Governorate

  • El-Badawy, A. A.;
  • El-Rida, A. M. S.;
  • Khalifa, S. M. A.;
  • Massoud, A.;
  • Nassif, M. M. M.;
  • Wassif, Samir M.


Among the three hundred examined agricultural workers in this study, 77.0% were found to have iron deficiency anaemia, 68.0% had dermatosis, 42.0% parasitic infections, 34.0% bronchitis and 15.7% had suffered from trauma and accidents.


JOURNAL: J Egypt Soc Parasitol. 1987 17(2): 651-655.

Note: Journal of the Egyptian Society of Parasitology.

NLOM ID#: 88089083 .

Publication #: 88089083

This document was extracted from the CDC-NIOSH Epidemiology of Farm Related Injuries: Bibliography With Abstracts, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

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