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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of the respondents by type of industry, Bahirdar Northwest Ethiopia, May 2013

From: Prevalence and determinants of work related injuries among small and medium scale industry workers in Bahir Dar Town, north west Ethiopia

Variables SSI (n=328) N (%) MSI (n=655) N (%) Total (n=983) N (%) P-value
Sex     
 Female 17 (5.2) 197 (30.1) 214 (21.8) 78.07
 Male 311 (94.8) 458 (69.9) 769 (78.2)  
Age Group     
 14-29 248 (75.6) 398 (60.8) 646 (65.7) 21.86
 30-45 55 (16.8) 188 (28.7) 243 (24.7)  
 45+ 25 (7.6) 69 (10.5) 94 (9.6)  
Educational level     
 Illiterate 26 (7.9) 41 (6.3) 67 (6.8) 5.53
 Can read and write 14 (4.3) 33 (5.0) 47 (4.8)  
 Primary 71 (21.6) 183 (27.9) 254 (25.8)  
 Secondary 162 (49.4) 297 (45.3) 459 (46.7)  
 12+ 55 (16.8) 101 (15.4) 156 (15.9)  
Monthly salary (Birr)     
 ≤200 53 (16.2) 24 (3.7) 77 (7.8) 47.31
 201-600 150 (45.7) 339 (51.7) 489 (49.7)  
 600+ 125 (38.1) 292 (44.6) 417 (42.5)  
Work experience (yrs)     
≤5 241 (73.5) 401 (61.2) 642 (65.3) 13.95
6+ 87 (26.5) 254 (38.8) 341 (34.7)  
  1. Note: SSI=small scale industries; MSI=Medium scale industries.