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Table 2 Behavioral characteristics and environmental conditions of workers at Hawassa Textile Factory, southern Ethiopia, 2014

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

Variables Number Percent
Drink alcohol
 Yes 130 19.7
 No 530 80.3
Chew khat
 Yes 105 15.9
 No 555 84.1
Smoke cigarette
 Yes 93 14.1
 No 567 85.9
Satisfied with job
 Yes 492 74.5
 No 168 25.5
Used work guideline
 Yes 651 98.6
 No 9 1.4
Attended safety training
 Yes 415 62.9
 No 245 37.1
Orientation given
 Yes 618 93.6
 No 42 6.4
Safety supervision   
 Yes 254 38.5
 No 406 61.5
Work shift
 Yes 562 85.2
 No 98 14.8
Work rotation
 Yes 350 53.0
 No 310 47.0
Ventilation
 Good 183 27.7
 Poor 477 72.3
Light
 Good 337 51.1
 Poor 323 48.9