Traffic Congestion and Physical Health of Commuters: Perspective of Dhaka City
Mohammad Ali 1 * , Gias Uddin Ahsan 2, Ahmed Hossain 2
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1 Department of Physiotherapy, Uttara Adhunik Medical College Hospital, Sector-09, Uttara, Dhaka-1230, BANGLADESH
2 Department of Public Health, North South University, Basundhara, Dhaka-1229, BANGLADESH
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Abstract

The daily commute to the office is the most common scenario for office workers in urban areas. On the other hand, traffic congestion has become a growing concern while commuting. Traffic congestion hurts the environment and the countries economy. Some research found an adverse effect on the mental and physical health of daily commuters. However, the influence of traffic congestion when traveling is not identified yet. This review suggested that the association between road traffic delays and physical health are needed to be explored.

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Article Type: Review Article

https://doi.org/10.30935/jconseph/9365

J CONT STUDIES EPIDE PUBL HEALTH, 2021 - Volume 2 Issue 1, Article No: ep21002

Publication date: 04 Jan 2021

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