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Table 2 Comparison of Employment Related Issues between people with and without a disability

From: Access to health care and employment status of people with disabilities in South India, the SIDE (South India Disability Evidence) study

Parameter People with disability (n-839) People without disability (n-1153)
  N % N %
Total (1992) 839 42.1 1153 57.9
Currently Not Employed 364 43.4 194 16.8
  Pearson chi2(1) =169.8755 P < =0.001
Population responding to concerns regarding employment (denominator) 475   959  
Face problems with work allocated 259 54.5 433 45.1
  Pearson chi2(1) =11.17; p <0.001
Face problem with hours required at work 236 49.7 353 36.8
  Pearson chi2(1) =21.74; p <0.001
Need special equipment at work 175 36.8 194 20.2
  Pearson chi2(1) =45.84; P <0.001
Need assistance or close supervision at work 233 49.0 339 35.3
  Pearson chi2(1) =24.86; P =0.001
Find it difficult to get job they want 230 48.4 332 34.6
  Pearson chi2(1) =25.37; P <0.001
Health benefits/insurance provided by employer 239 50.3 489 51.0
  Pearson chi2(1) =0.06; P =0.8
Permission given by employer to go to hospital as and when need arises 249 52.4 521 54.3
  Pearson chi2(1) =0.46; P =0.49