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Year : 1993  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 91-94

Assessment Of FEV1 With Minispirometer As A Screening Test In Cycle Industry Workers In Ludhiana



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The FEV1, values, obtained by Minispirometer, from five hundred cycle industry workers of Ludhiana were compared to those of 100 matched healthy control subjects. The mean FEV1 was 2.61 L in all the Industrial workers and 2.90 L in all the control subjects (p<0.01). The mean FEV1, of smoking workers was 2.55 L as compared to 2.75 L in the non-smoking workers (p<0.01). Mean FEV1, of 2.42 L (73% of the predicted FEV1) was lowest among the polishers, followed by 2.49L (77% of the predicted) In the paint section workers and 2.52 L (78% of the predicted) In the nickel electroplating workers.


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