Health Aspects of Irula Tribes

Sinu, E (2015) Health Aspects of Irula Tribes. International Journal of Current Research, 7 (3). pp. 13948-13953. ISSN 0975-833X

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Abstract

Background:Health aspects of the tribes in general and Irular tribe in particular were less studied AIM: To study the health aspects of the Irular tribes. METHODS: 44 households were selected through census method from Devathanam pet and Poondhamalli village, Senji taluk, Villupuram dist, Tamilnadu Results:Few (15%) felt anxious often, 18% had sleep related problems often and 66% were currently using alcohol and tobacco.Conclusion:Substance abuse is major public health concern among irulars.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Alcohol; Tobacco; Psychological health; Irular
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Psychiatry
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2015 09:53
Last Modified: 07 Apr 2015 09:53
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/142359

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