|Document ID (ISN)||56579|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0303-7657 - Revista brasileira de saúde ocupacional
|Convention or series no.
||Be aware of diversity and work - A challenge for ergonomics
||Conhecer a diversidade e trabalhar com a flexibilidade: um desafio para a ergonomia [in Portuguese]|
||July-Dec. 1990, Vol.18, No.71, p.50-61. Illus. 8 ref.
||In order to help make appropriate ergonomic plans for the future Brazilian workforce, this article analyses anthropometric data based on 2 Brazilian surveys: one on 3,100 industrial workers in Rio de Janeiro (1988), the other on a representative sample of the whole Brazilian population (1975). Variables considered: height as a function of age, regional origin and race; height as a function of race and salary. Data of subsidiary interest include: calory and protein intake per person per day in Japan (1910-1980); height and weight as a function of age and socio-economic status in the State of São Paulo (Brazil), 1977-78; height as a function of age for boys, 5-17yrs old, Japan, in 1949 and 1979; selected comparative anthropometric data for the French, the Chinese, for Bantu workers, for industrial workers in Mexico and in Rio de Janeiro (1987-88).
||race-linked differences; Mexico; Japan; statistical trends; comparative study; Africa; nutrition; body weight; France
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Brazil|
||Ergonomics and work organization
|Broad subject area(s)