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The present cross sectional study on prevalence of hypertension was carried out among 514 cotton textile workers of Shri Bapurao Deshmukh Sut Gimi, Wardha. Using standard guidelines for measuring blood pressure and standard criteria for diagnosis of hypertension, 20.2% of the subjects were found to have raised systolic and/or diastolic blood pressure. The(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to compare the gustatory function between postmenopausal women and age-matched men. SUBJECTS AND METHODS During a period of 4 months, 30 postmenopausal women and 30 age-matched men were prospectively evaluated for gustatory function. Each subject was given a symptoms questionnaire for self-assessment of taste function.(More)
Out of 318 rural females studied, 17.3% were found to be obese. Most of them are aware of their obese status except for 10.9% who were unaware. Majority of the females considered eating more, childbirth and reduced activity as the possible cause of their obesity and also obesity in other persons. Though 48.1% and 33.6% of the females mentioned dieting and(More)
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