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Table 1 Respondents by socio- demographic characteristics of AA city solid waste collectors, January 2012

From: Assessment of occupational injuries among Addis Ababa city municipal solid waste collectors: a cross-sectional study

Variables Frequency (n = 876) Percent
Sex
 Male 252 28.8
 Female 624 71.2
Marital status
 Married 512 58.4
 Single 191 21.8
 Divorced/Separated 90 10.3
 Widowed 83 9.5
Educational level
 Illiterate 334 38.1
 Primary school 481 54.9
 Secondary school and above 61 7.0
Employment condition
 Permanent 864 98.6
 Contract 12 1.4
Other job
 Yes 94 10.7
 No 782 89.3
Family size
 Two and less family 277 31.6
 Three to four family 410 46.8
 Five and above 189 21.6
Work experience as waste collection
 ≤5 years 492 56.2
 ≥6 years 384 43.8
Working hours per day
 ≤8 hours 842 96.1
 >8 hours 34 3.9