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Table 2 Association between types of job and storage of pesticides used for pesticide self-harm.

From: Pattern of pesticide storage before pesticide self-poisoning in rural Sri Lanka

  Farmers (n = 397, 60%) Non-farmers (n = 272, 40%) Total (n = 669) (%)
Stored in the fields 52 (13.1%) 15 (5.5%) 67 (10%)
Stored inside or outside home including in the garden 295 (74.3%) 216 (79.4%) 511 (76.4%)
Obtained from a shop 50 (12.6%) 41 (15.1%) 91 (13.6%)