Assessment of Respiratory Symptoms and Lung Function among Workers Exposed to Cotton Dust at Arba Minch Textile Factory, Arba Minch, Southern Ethiopia, 2017

  • Tesfaye Kanko Department of Biomedical Sciences, School of Medicine, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Arba Minch University, Arba Minch, Ethiopia.
  • Getahun Shibru Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  • Feleke G/meskel Department of Nursing, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Arba Minch University, Arba Mich, Ethiopia.
  • Eyayu Girma Department of Biomedical Sciences, School of Medicine, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Arba Minch University, Arba Minch, Ethiopia.
  • Belay Boda Department of Biomedical Sciences, School of Medicine, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Arba Minch University, Arba Minch, Ethiopia.
  • Behailu Tsegaye Department of Biomedical Sciences, School of Medicine, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Arba Minch University, Arba Minch, Ethiopia.
Keywords: Cotton dust, Lung functions, Respiratory symptoms, Textile.

Abstract

Background: Textile industry is considered as a number one priority sector by the Ethiopian government

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2017-09-06
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