Child Labour at Al-Sadat Neighborhood, Assiut City

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Hisham Ragab Ali

Status

Unknown

Conditions

Work-Related Condition

Treatments

Other: structured interview questionnaires

Study type

Observational

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT03588858
Child labour at Assiut city

Details and patient eligibility

About

General objective: To promote proper health status of working children in Assiut city. Specific objectives: 1. To describe the socio-demographic characteristics of children working in car repair workshops in Al-Sadat area of Assiut city. 2. To describe the work environment. 3. To identify work related injuries and diseases among those working children.

Full description

Study population: Children working in car repair workshops in Al-Sadat area of Assiut city. Male children aged from 5 to 17 years will be included in this study. Instrument: Data collection will be performed by using structured interview questionnaires. The questionnaire used for data collection will cover the following modules: Module (1): Socio-demographic characteristics (for example: age, family size, family residence, education and occupation of the parents, number of sibling, family income, etc). Module (2) :Occupational history : (Housing conditions and occupational features; age at the beginning of working, duration of working, working hours/day, weekend vacation, weekly income, causes of child work, nature of work, work hazards, type of exposure, health habits and practices such as smoking in addition to causes of school dropout…. etc) Module (3): Presence of work related injuries and diseases by history and observation. Module (4): Food frequency questionnaires (FFQ) during the past week: It will show the diet of working children if have a healthy and nutritious pattern or not. Module (5): Mental health screening: Self-reporting questionnaire 20 questions for assessment of mental health status of children. After collection of data the children will subjected to the following investigations: HB level measurements - anthropometric measurements (weight and height) - pulmonary function tests (spirometry) and hearing level assessment by audiometry will be done only for children more than 12 years.

Enrollment

150 estimated patients

Sex

Male

Ages

5 to 17 years old

Volunteers

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Children working in car repair workshops in Al-Sadat area of Assiut city. Male children aged from 5 to 17 years

Exclusion criteria

  • Children outside the age range (below 5 years),
  • Female children

Trial contacts and locations

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Central trial contact

Hisham Ali

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