Prevalence of Vertigo in Headphone Users of Call Center of Faisalabad City

Prevalence of Vertigo in Headphone Users of Call Center


  • Rida e Fatima Riphah International University Faisalabad Campus, Faisalabad, Pakistan
  • Irfa Bashir Riphah International University Faisalabad Campus, Faisalabad, Pakistan
  • Rafia Zahid Riphah International University Faisalabad Campus, Faisalabad, Pakistan
  • Salma Bunyad Department of Physical Therapy, Pakistan Society for the Rehabilitation of the Disabled, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Feryal Arshad Department of Physical Therapy, Pakistan Society for the Rehabilitation of the Disabled, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Basit Mehmood Aziz Fatimah Medical and Dental college and Hospital, Faisalabad, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Kashif Riphah College of Rehabilitation and Allied Health Sciences, Riphah International University, Islamabad campus, Pakistan



Vertigo, headphone users, calls centers


In recent years, call center operations have become a global phenomenon. Call center operators reported headaches, tinnitus, and vertigo as the most common symptoms of wearing headphones for 7 to 9 hours daily. Objectives: To determine the association between vertigo in headphone users and in age, working hours and professional experience. Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted to determine the prevalence of vertigo in headphone users in call centers of Faisalabad. This study followed pre-determined inclusion and exclusion criteria and the sample size of 450 participants were included in this study. SPSS 24 was used for data entry and analysis. Results: This study reported a significant association between working hours(p=.000), years of work experience (p=.000), and between age (p=.002) and percentage of people with vertigo in VSS. Conclusion: It can be concluded that vertigo has association with age, working hours, years of work experience. While, vertigo has no association with gender, life style, residence and smoking habits.


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DOI: 10.54393/pjhs.v3i06.296
Published: 2022-11-30

How to Cite

Fatima, R. e ., Bashir , I. ., Zahid, R. ., Bunyad, S. ., Arshad, F. ., Mehmood, B. ., & Kashif, M. . (2022). Prevalence of Vertigo in Headphone Users of Call Center of Faisalabad City: Prevalence of Vertigo in Headphone Users of Call Center. Pakistan Journal of Health Sciences, 3(06), 124–128.



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