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Table 1 Questionnaire topics, variables and number of questions

From: Health conditions and occupational risks in a novel group: waste pickers in the largest open garbage dump in Latin America

Topics of the Questionnaire Variables Number of questions
Demographic status age, sex, race/color, number of children 24
Socioeconomic status income, educational level, marital status, housing conditions 14
Lifestyle sexual behavior, use of illicit substances, leisure, physical activities 19
Nutrition type of food consumed 9
Work conditions Time in this job, place of work, type of material handled, exposure to risks, use of personal protective equipment, occupation al accidents 52
Health conditions mentioned diabetes, hypertension, cancer, kidney diseases, dermatological diseases, respiratory diseases, allergies, waterborne diseases and mental disorders 91
Access to the health services medications, tests, primary and secondary care 21