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Analysis of the morbidity with temporary incapacity for work among workers at the ship building and ship repairing company

Teodora Dimitrova, I. Zlatarov, E. Tsankova, D. Demireva


Aim: To analyse the yearly morbidity with temporary in capacity among workers at the ship building and ship-repairing company as compared to norm groups after Batkis-Lekarev, previously defined values according to groups of disease - standard and registered illnesses of the population aged 18 and above in general hospitals in Varna district for the period 2004-2006. The comparative analysis for the period 2004-2006 shows that the negative tendencies in the morbidity with temporary in capacity for work have decreased during the past year. The structure of morbidity shows that the basic reasons for temporary in capacity for work of the working team as a whole are mainly diseases of the respiratory, musculo-skeletal system and diseases of the peripheral nervous system, which can be explained with the specific type of work. Special attention should be paid to the fact that the frequency of absences from work be cause of malignant growths grows double each following year. The progression of the sickness related to the peripheral nervous system, neuroses and eye diseases is similar. The presence of some of these diseases could be related directly with the working conditions.

Scripta Scientifica Medica 2009; 41(2): 191-194.

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Teodora Dimitrova
Medical University of Varna

I. Zlatarov
Medical University of Varna

E. Tsankova
Medical College of Varna

D. Demireva
Regional Inspection for Public Health Protecting and Control of Varna

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