Relations Exposure to Dust Inhalation Against Impaired Lung Function in Worker Unloading at the Port of Manado, North Sulawesi
Keywords:inhaled dust exposure, lung function disorder.
Upper respiratory tract infection has been one of the top ten illness the last three years. In 2014 (28,579 cases), in 2015 (39,110 cases) and in August 2016 (27,068 cases). In the community health service of the Manado Port area, the upper respiratory tract infection is on the top list. The problem of loading and unloading is the problem of loading and unloading. The problem is loading and unloading. workers in Manado Port. The problem of loading and unloading workers in Manado Port. The research was observational with analytical approach and cross sectional design, with 60 samples of respondents. It consists of 9 variables and data was collected by interview, observation and measurement. (P = 0.195; PR = 0.648 (95% CI = 0.533 - 0.789). Smoking habit (p = 0.786; PR = 0.788 (95% CI = 0.361 - 1,719) Working period (p = 0,143; PR = 1,959 (95% CI = 0,896 - 4,283). Working duration (p = 0,838; PR = 0,831 (95% CI = 0,390 - 1,771) With potential variables. Affecting lung function impairment of loading and unloading workers is use of mask (p = 0.195) and period of work (p = 0.143). There is no significant correlation between use of mask, smoking habit, period of work, working duration, inhaled dust exposure and lung function disorder.
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