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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of textile factory workers at Hawassa Town, southern Ethiopia, 2014

From: Utilization of personal protective equipment and associated factors among textile factory workers at Hawassa Town, Southern Ethiopia

Variables Number Percent
Sex
 Male 533 80.8
 Female 127 19.2
Age (in years)
 18–25 200 30.3
 26–39 254 38.5
  > 39 206 31.2
Educational status
 Illiterate 17 2.5
 Primary 244 37.0
 Secondary 203 30.8
 Above secondary 196 29.7
Service duration (in years)
 1–10 350 53.0
  > 10 310 47.0
Marital status
 Married 383 58.0
 Single 277 42.0
Monthly income (in Birr)
 1–1000 243 36.8
 1001–1500 241 36.5
  > 1500 176 26.7