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Table 4 Behavioural Factors 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 (%)
Alcohol Drinking
 No 76 (33.63) 150 (66.37)
 Yes 27 (29.35) 65 (70.65)
Type of alcohol taken
 Local 21 (27.71) 56 (72.73)
 Packaged 2 (33.33) 4 (66.67)
Drink alcohol before work
 No 17 (28.81) 42 (71.19)
 Yes 8 (27.59) 21 (72.41)
Drink alcohol at work
 No 20 (34.48) 38 (65.52)
 Yes 5 (19.23) 21 (80.77)
Khat Chewing
 No 95 (33.33) 190 (66.67)
 Yes 8 (24.24) 25 (75.76)
Chew khat before going to work
 No 6 (30.0) 14 (70.00)
 Yes 3 (37.5) 5 (62.50)
Chew khat at work
 No 6 (37.5) 10 (62.50)
 Yes 3 (25.0) 9 (75.00)
Cigarette Smoking
 No 91 (32.73) 187 (67.27)
 Yes 12 (30.00) 28 (70.00)
Kind of cigarettes smoked
 Industrial 8 (36.36) 14 (63.64)
 Local 3 (23.08) 10 (76.92)
Sleeping disorder
 No 63 (65.63) 152 (68.47)
 Yes 33 (34.38) 70 (31.53)
Job dissatisfaction
 No 36 (46.75) 174 (72.20)
 Yes 67 (27.80) 41 (53.25)
Job stress
 No 35 (22.88) 97 (58.79)
 Yes 68 (41.21) 118 (77.12)
Risk taking behaviour
 No 71 (29.83) 167 (70.17)
 Yes 32 (40.00) 48 (60.00)
Use of PPE
 Always 36 (34.62) 68 (65.38)
 Sometimes 52 (35.37) 95 (64.63)
 Never 15 (22.39) 52 (77.61)