A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY TO ASSESS THE SOCIO DEMOGRAPHIC DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH OF WOMEN DOMESTIC WORKERS IN SELECTED AREAS OF RAIPUR CITY IN CHHATTISGARH

Nisha Meshram, Manish A. Prasad, Nirmal Verma, Neha Shrivastava

Abstract


Various works performed by Domestic workers are washing (clothes, utensils), Cooking, gardening, marketing & purchasing daily needs. Health issues of domestic workers aremusculoskeletal health problems, socioeconomic problems, as well as mental, reproductive and other health problems.Therefore this study was conducted with the following objectives (1) To find out the socio demographic profile of women domestic workers in selected urban slum of Raipur city (2) To assess the morbidity pattern of women domestic workers in selected urban slums of Raipur city. It was a cross-sectional community based study conducted in the selected urban Raipur slums in Raipur. It was observed that as the socio economic status increased, the morbidity status decreased. It was also observed that more than half of women domestic workers, who used addiction, complained of increased morbidity status.


Keywords


domestic workers, health assessment, washing, cleaning

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