Journal of
Geology and Mining Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Geol. Min. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9766
  • DOI: 10.5897/JGMR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 176

Table of Content: September 2014; 6(5)

September 2014

Relationship of individual and work related factors with obstructive type lung function disorder of underground coal miners: A spirometry study

In this study, an attempt is made to correlate the presence or absence of FEV1 < 80% predicted as measured by spirometry, with a number of individual and work related factors. This is a cross-sectional study involving 341 workers of an underground coal mine situated in the southern part of India. The data used in this investigation were collected from the Periodical Medical Examination (PME) center of the case study...

Author(s): Bijay Mihir Kunar, Ashis Bhattacherjee, Biswajit Samanta and Analava Mitra