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Impact of Child Labor on Physical, Psychological and Behavior Health Status among Technical Secondary Schools Students

1Community Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Assiut University

2Pediatric & Premature Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Sohag University


American Journal of Nursing Research. 2019, Vol. 7 No. 4, 471-478
DOI: 10.12691/ajnr-7-4-9
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Fayza Mohammed Mohammed, Youssria Elsayed Youssef, Thorea Mohamed Mahmoud. Impact of Child Labor on Physical, Psychological and Behavior Health Status among Technical Secondary Schools Students. American Journal of Nursing Research. 2019; 7(4):471-478. doi: 10.12691/ajnr-7-4-9.

Correspondence to: Fayza  Mohammed Mohammed, Community Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Assiut University. Email: Fayzamohammed10@yahoo.com

Abstract

Background: Child labor is a persistent problem throughout the world and it is a global problem that appears to affect a major proportion of children in developing world. The study aimed to identify the impact of child labor on physical, psychological and behavior health among technical secondary schools students at Assiut city. A descriptive research design was used. A total number of 500 students with multi-stage random technique were participated in this. A self-administered questionnaire sheet included questions about demographic data, condition and hazards of work, physical, psychological and behavioral problems. Body Mass Index (BMI) also was measured. Results: 63.8% of the studied students were working and 46.7% of them were working in commerce. 46.4% stated that the main cause of work return for helping their family income. There was statistically significant difference between BMI & work status. Also; there was statistically significant difference between type of work and behavioral problems, daily working hours and psychological & behavioral problems, time to entertain and psychological problems. Conclusion: Physical and psychological health of working children affected with labor. Recommendations: School nurse should be providing education about the physical, psychological and behavioral problems that working students may be exposed to it.

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