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Table 1 Socio-demographic Characteristics and Injury Prevalence among Construction Workers in Kampala, Uganda

From: Determinants of occupational injuries among building construction workers in Kampala City, Uganda

Variables Injury
Yes n (%) No n (%)
Age (years)
 35+ 11 (22.0) 39 (79.0)
  ≤ 24 42 (36.52) 73 (63.48)
 25–35 50 (32.68) 103 (67.32)
Sex
 Female 6 (20.69) 23 (79.31)
 Male 97 (33.56) 192 (66.44)
Marital status
 Single 54 (35.06) 100 (64.94)
 Married 45 (29.61) 107 (70.39)
 Separated/Widowed 4 (33.33) 8 (66.67)
Highest Education Level
 Tertiary 28 (34.15) 54 (65.85)
 Primary 24 (30.77) 54 (69.23)
 Secondary 49 (32.67) 101 (67.33)
 None 2 (25.00) 6 (75.00)
Employment Terms
 Contract 25 (28.74) 62 (71.26)
 Temporary 78 (33.77) 153 (66.23)
Experience in building Construction
 1–4 years 28 (24.14) 88 (75.86)
  < 1 year 44 (33.59) 87 (66.41)
  > 4 years 31 (43.66) 40 (56.34)
Working hours
 8–10 44 (28.39) 111 (71.61)
 11–12 59 (36.20) 104 (63.80)
Daily income (Quartiles)
 First 24 (23.3) 83 (38.60)
 Second 18 (17.48) 64 (29.77)
 Third 32 (31.07) 38 (17.67)
 Fourth 29 (28.16) 30 (13.95)