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Korean Journal of Preventive Medicine 1985;18(1): 83-89.
Health Status by Cornell Medical Index of Working Students of High School Attached to Industry.
Sook Lee
Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Soonchunhyang University, College of Medicine, Onyang, Korea.
The result of the close analysis of the health status of 549 working students (the experimental group) of a high school attached to an industry and that of 1,259 non-working students (control group) based on the question provided by CMI from 1st, June to 31st, July 1984 has been revealed as follows: 1. In contrast with the control group, the experimental one is statistically noticeably higher (p<0.01) in their average complaints both in terms of the whole items(A-R) and the physical items(A-L). 2. In the experimental group, particularly the item(L) for habits has the highest rate of average complaints, followed by the item(B) for the respiratory system and the item(E) for the musculoskeletal system. 3. The average complaints of the individual class in both the experimental group and the control group have the tendency to be on the increase accordingly as the school year goes up, and the increasing rate of the experimental group has turned out to be higher than that of the control group. 4. The average complaints of the experimental group based on residential types are the highest(34.7%) in the case of cooking food for oneself, followed by a dormitory(30.3%), and one's own house(28.5%). 5. The average complaints based on the individual working place has been found out to be higher than the rest in the item of the miscellaneous disease of the blowing and roving parts, the respiratory system of the carding part, the fatigability of the spinning part, the tension of inspecting part.
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