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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of permanent and temporary particleboards workers in Ethiopia

From: Knowledge, attitude and practice related to chemical hazards and personal protective equipment among particleboard workers in Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variable Total n (%) Employment status (n = 159)
Permanent (n = 121) n (%) Temporary (n = 38) n (%)
Sex Male 147(92) 114(94) 33(87)
Female 12(8) 7(6) 5(13)
Education Grade 1–10 46(29) 12(10) 34(89)
Vocational and above 113(71) 109(90) 4(11)
Service year Mean (SD) 3.7(3.0) 4(3.0) 2.5(2.4)
Age Mean (SD) 28(6.0) 29(6.0) 26(5.0)