Worker productivity and the nutritional status of Kenyan road construction laborers.

@article{Wolgemuth1982WorkerPA,
  title={Worker productivity and the nutritional status of Kenyan road construction laborers.},
  author={J C Wolgemuth and Michael C. Latham and Andrew Hall and A Chesher and David W T Crompton},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1982},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={68-78}
}
The effects of energy supplementation (group I received 200 kcal/day and group II received 1000/kcal day) were examined on road workers in Kenya. Anthropometric, dietary, worker productivity, clinical hematology, and parasitology data were collected from 224 workers of both sexes or, subsamples of these workers at base-line, midpoint, and final measurement periods. Sixty-seven percent of the work force was less than 85% of weight for height. Females tended to be better nourished than males… CONTINUE READING

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