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Table 3 Investment in facilities for prevention of industrial accidents

From: Effects of health and safety problem recognition on small business facility investment

  Yes No p-value
N % N %
Total 445 39.2 690 60.8  
Region (n = 1,135)      0.066
 Gyeonggi 123 40.6 180 59.4  
 Seoul 56 33.5 111 66.5  
 Gyeongnam 100 39.5 153 60.5  
 Daegu 68 37.8 112 62.2  
 Gwangju 51 35.7 92 64.3  
 Chungnam 47 52.8 42 47.2  
Industry (n = 1,135)      0.370
 Light 99 35.4 181 64.6  
 Petrochemical 74 43.5 96 56.5  
 Machine and metal 193 39.7 293 60.3  
 Electrical and electronics 79 39.7 120 60.3  
Size(person) (n = 1,131)      <0.001
4 85 29.9 199 70.1  
 5-9 124 37.6 206 62.4  
 10-29 156 42.3 213 57.7  
 30-49 80 54.1 68 45.9  
Handling hazardous material (n = 1,131)      <0.001
 Yes 245 46.7 200 53.3  
 No 280 33.0 406 67.0  
Industrial accidents for the recent 3 years (n = 1,134)      <0.001
 Yes 173 65.0 93 35.0  
 No 272 31.3 596 68.7  
Technical/financial support (n = 1,116)      <0.001
 Yes 153 66.8 286 33.2  
 No 76 32.2 601 67.8  
Perception of OHS* (n = 1,132)      <0.001
 Very important 281 46.0 330 54.0  
 Others 163 31.3 358 68.7  
  1. *OHS : occupational health and safety problems.
  2. p-value by χ2-test.