"FOOTWEAR PROBLEMS AMONG ADULT PUNJABI WOMEN OF CHANDIGARH"

Authors

Dr. Sonia (Assistant Professor)
Govt. Home Science College, Chandigarh, India.

Abstract

Women need suitable and comfortable footwear according to the role they have to play both at home and their work place. Not only clothing but footwear also plays a significant role in women’s life for every occasion. As the large number of women is involved in outdoor activities, they are becoming more conscious about their health and fitness. Hence, they need properly fitted or little loose footwear as their choice. The city of Chandigarh has a large number of working women. The present study is undertaken to find the preference of fit of footwear and footwear problems among adult Punjabi women of Chandigarh. A total of 600 women form the sample of this study. The results thus shows that adult Punjabi women of Chandigarh, i) mostly prefer exactly fitted footwear ii) 55.2% women reported foot problems mainly heel pain.