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Original Article

Extent, Trend, and Pattern of Use of Health and Wellness Products by People in Chandigarh and Shimla

Divya Sharma, Suman Mor

Keywords : Health, Products, Wellness, Wellness revolution

Citation Information : Sharma D, Mor S. Extent, Trend, and Pattern of Use of Health and Wellness Products by People in Chandigarh and Shimla. J Postgrad Med Edu Res 2020; 54 (2):37-39.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10028-1353

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 07-10-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; The Author(s).


The concept of wellness has evolved over the last few decades. This, in turn, has led to a great increase in the use of health and wellness products. Objective: To analyze the extent, trend, and pattern of use of health and wellness products by people in Chandigarh and Shimla. Materials and methods: This quantitative cross-sectional study was carried out in Chandigarh, UT, and Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. The data were collected from participants using structured questionnaires. Results: A total of 150 individuals were taken for the study. Among food products, traditional food products like rice, sugar, salt, and flour were used by all. In hair care products, shampoos and oil were used the most. Among skin care products, soap and face wash had high frequency of use. Hand wash had the highest frequency of use among hygiene products. Running shoes and yoga pants had highest usage among fitness products. Conclusion: The use of health and wellness products was moderate in the study areas. The maximum used products were food and beauty care products.

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