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Table 4 Technical or financial support of government (Ministry of Employment and Labor, KOSHA)

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

  Yes No p-value
N % N %
Total 231 20.5 894 79.5  
Region (n = 1,125)      <0.001
 Gyeonggi 89 30.1 207 69.9  
 Seoul 21 12.5 147 87.5  
 Gyeongnam 56 22.3 195 77.7  
 Daegu 26 14.8 150 85.2  
 Gwangju 17 11.8 127 88.2  
 Chungnam 22 24.4 68 75.6  
Industry (n = 1,125)      0.008
 Light 46 16.5 232 83.5  
 Petrochemical 30 17.9 138 82.1  
 Machine and metal 122 25.3 361 74.7  
 Electrical and electronics 33 16.8 163 83.2  
Size (person) (n = 1,121)      0.002
4 42 14.9 239 85.1  
 5-9 64 19.8 259 80.2  
 10-29 80 21.6 290 78.4  
 30-49 45 30.6 102 69.4  
Handling hazardous material (n = 1,121)      <0.001
 Yes 155 29.7 367 70.3  
 No 76 12.7 523 87.3  
Industrial accidents for the recent 3 years (n = 1,125)      <0.001
 Yes 98 36.8 168 63.2  
 No 133 15.5 726 84.5  
Perception of OHS* (n = 1,123)      <0.001
 Very important 159 26.5 442 73.5  
 Others 71 13.6 451 86.4  
  1. *OHS: occupational health and safety problems.
  2. p-value by χ2-test.