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Table 4 Logistic regression analysis result on occupational injuries among AA city MSW collectors, January 2012

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

Characteristics Crude OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI)
Model 1 Model 2 Final model
Model 1: (socio-demographic variables)
Sex
(Male Vs FemaleRG) 1.40 (1.04–1.87)* 2.35 (1.65–3.36)** 1.55 (0.80–3.04)  
Educational status
(Illiterate Vs ≥20 RG) (10 school Vs ≥20 RG) 2.20 (1.22–3.92)* 1.34 (0.76–2.35) 2.35 (1.21–4.54)* 1.41 (0.78–2.56)   
Family size
(Less or 2 Vs ≥5RG) (3–4 Vs ≥5RG) 0.50 (0.35–0.73)** 0.72 (0.51–1.01) 0.67 (0.44–1.04) 0.86 (0.60–1.24) 0.24 (0.11–0.51)** 0.54 (0.30–0.98)* 0.21 (0.10–0.44)** 0.52 (0.30–0.93)*
Experience
(≤5 yrsRG Vs ≥6 yrs) 1.50 (1.14–1.95)* 1.20 (0.85–1.69)   
Daily work hours
(≤ 8 hrsRG Vs > 8 hrs) 2.80 (1.35–5.82)* 2.67 (1.26–5.70)* 2.55 (0.68–9.56)  
Model 2: (socio–demographic variables + 0ccupational safety variables)
PPE on duty
(YesRG Vs No) 4.13 (3.08–5.53)**   –––––––––––––––– ––––––––––––––––––
PPE all the time
(YesRG Vs No) 2.41 (1.44–4.03)**   2.61 (1.48–4.59)* 2.62 (1.48–4.63)*
First training
(YesRG Vs No) 0.74 (0.53–1.03)   0.98 (0.56–1.72)  
On job training
(YesRG Vs No) 1.45 (1.10–1.91)**   1.05 (0.60–1.85)  
Model 3: (Socio–demographic variables + Occupational safety variables + Behavioral variables)
Smoking cigarette
(Yes Vs NoRG) 2.10 (1.30–3.40)*    1.69 (0.48–6.00)
Chewing chat
(Yes Vs NoRG) 1.33 (0.88-2.00)    
Drinking alcohol
(Yes Vs NoRG) 1.92 (1.19–3.08)*    1.48 (0.49–4.47)
Sleeping problem
(Yes Vs NoRG) 1.72 (1.17–2.54)*    1.64 (0.77–3.46)
Job satisfaction
(YesRG Vs No) 1.11 (0.71–1.73)    0.77 (0.34–1.77)
  1. RG Reference Group. **Significant at p-value < 0.01, *Significant at p-value < 0.05.