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Table 2 Working conditions of the study participants, Northwest Ethiopia, 2017 (n = 422)

From: Work-related risk factors and the prevalence of low back pain among low wage workers: results from a cross-sectional study

Variables Frequency (n) Percent (%)
Hours worked per day
  ≤ 8 h 351 83.2
  > 8 h 71 16.8
Number of beds making per day
  ≤ 15 beds 119 28.2
 15–30 beds 229 54.3
  > 30 beds 74 17.5
Rest break taken per day (excluding lunch break)
 Once for < 30 min 107 25.4
 Twice (30–45 min) 225 53.3
  > 3 times (15 min/60 min work) 90 21.3
The job require reaching/over stretching
 No 201 47.6
 Yes 221 52.4
The job require repetitive Bending
 No 204 48.3
 Yes 218 51.7
Satisfaction
 No 248 58.8
 Yes 174 41.2
Training related with health and safety
 No 323 76.5
 Yes 99 23.5