Impaired Pulmonary Functions and Respiratory Symptoms among Wet Blue Leather Tannery Workers

Published: 25 January 2021| Version 2 | DOI: 10.17632/899fkgdtt6.2
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RESEARCH HYPOTHESIS: Tannery workers have more respiratory problems and lung function impairments than the control group (Local community peoples). CURRENT FINDINGS: Our current findings endorse the null hypothesis statement. However, physician-diagnosed asthma was reported less among tannery workers than the control group. NATURE OF ATTACHED RAW DATA: The data was gathered through a questionnaire and a device of spirometry from the tannery workers and the control group. The raw data comprises information i.e. demographic factors and respiratory symptoms and lungs volume information of the participants. INTERPRETATION of DATA: Data was interpreted after analysis through SPSS (version 25) software. USE OF DATA: Data can be used to understand the respiratory as well as lung function status of the participants in the working and non working environment.



Applied Sciences, Environment and Health