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Table 3 Precautionary measures used by the respondents

From: Occupational hazards and health cost of women cotton pickers in Pakistani Punjab

Measures Number of cotton pickers (%)
Bt cotton households Non-Bt cotton households
No use of any measure 134 (68) 48 (65)
Gloves 9 (5) 3 (4)
Scarf/Handkerchief 48 (25) 21 (28)*
Delaying picking 4 (2) 5 (7)**
Shoes, socks, etc. 23 (12) 10 (14)**
  1. Some respondent reported more than one measures, even no measure so percentage would not be equal to 100
  2. * p < 0.10
  3. ** p < 0.01