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Table 4 Factors associated with associated with PPE utilization among textile factory workers in Hawassa Town, southern Ethiopia, 2014

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

Variables Utilized PPE Crude OR (95 % CI) Adjusted OR (95 % CI)
Yes No
Service duration (in year)
 1–10 272 78 1.0 1.0
  > 10 272 38 2.05 (1.35, 3.13) 0.23 (0.09, 0.58)
PPE available
 Yes 531 62 0.03 (0.02, 0.05) 21.73 (8.62, 54.79)
 No 13 54 1.0 1.0
Shift work
 Yes 475 87 0.44 (0.27, 0.71) 2.28 (1.12, 4.66)
 No 69 29 1.0 1.0
Drink alcohol
 Yes 106 24 1.08 (0.66, 1.77) 0.26(0.10, 0.66)
 No 438 92 1.0 1.0
Smoke cigarette
 Yes 86 7 0.34 (0.15, 0.76) 0.20 (0.05, 0.78)
 No 458 109 1.0 1.0