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Health and socio-economic studies in Puerto Rico. 4. Physical impairments of adult life among agricultural workers

Morales Otero, P.; Perez, M.A.

Puerto Rico J. Pub. Health. 15: 285-313

1940


Accession: 013394345

To obtain a picture of the prevalence of defects, diseases or impairments not osten sibly disabling among the rural adult male population, a physical medical examination and supplementary laboratory examinations were made of 8898 workers in camps estab lished as educational centres. It was found that 98 per cent. of these workers had im pairments of one type or another.

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