Q. 64 Compare the lite style of people living in the urban areas with those of rural areas and briefly describe how the life style affects their health.

People think that the city life is better than village life, However, there are so many advantages as well as disadvantages of urban life and rural life

Advantages of Urban (clty) Life

The city life ie more comfortable as there are  lot of facilities in the city. There are more opportunities for people to progress their lives and they have more opportunities for making money.

Children living in the city can get a good education, in the town than in the village. When a person falls ill, there are good government and private hospital in the city to get treatment.
There are large shopping complexes, banks, offices, cinemas, clubs, hospitals, etc., in and around the city for recreations.

People in the city have better transport facilities than the village. There is electricity, highway, communication, telecommunicalion, plumb facilities in the city. So, people can lead a comfortable and enjoyable life in the city.

Disadvantages of Urban (city) Life

Although living in the city has many advantages there are some disadvantages too. The cost of living is very high in the city. Goods are expensive, no fresh air and pure water is present. The environment is polluted with dust, smoke, garbage and gases fremfactories.

Most of the people who live in the city are corrupted, so there are lots of crimes in the city. Many thefts and murders often take place in the city.

The city is always busy and noisy. There are a lot of vehicles and people in the road. The streets are dusty and unclean. So, it is hard to lead a healthy life in the city.

Advantages of Rural (village) Life

The people of the village live in unity and peace. The villagers earn money enough for live. very hardly. So, they live in less competition with each other. They have more friends in the community.

The village people always try to protect their traditional habits and culture. The village has clean air and the environment is very beautiful. The village has less noise and rush. So, the pollution is less.

The village do not have lot of vehicles. So, roads are less dangerous for driving or cycling. They can get fresh vegetables and fresh fruits. The environment of the village is pleasant and silent and it has scenic beauty.

Disadvantages of Rural (village) Life

People living in rural area have to face many problems like lack of good education, proper medical facilities, transportation, electricity, telecommunication, etc.

Life style affects human health and cause many diseases due to specific food habits, work related posture or exposure to harmful radiation or substances, lack of physical exercise, mental stress, etc. Some life style diseases are cancer, alcoholism, heart diseases, etc.