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Table 1 Socio-demographics of study participants

From: A case-control study of musculoskeletal impairment: association with socio-economic status, time use and quality of life in post-conflict Myanmar

   Cases (n = 108) Controls (n = 104) Age-Sex adj OR (95% CI)
   % %
Gender Male 89% 89% Ref.¤
Female 11% 11% 1.0 (0.4–2.5)
Age 18–39 43% 42% Ref.
40–59 44% 44% 1.1 (0.5–1.7)
60+ 14% 13% 1.0 (0.5–1.7)
Marital Status Married 64% 72% Ref.
Not Married 36% 28% 1.6 (0.9–2.9)
Religion Theravada Buddhism 90% 93% 1.6 (0.6–4.3)
Other 10% 6% Ref.
Ethnicity Bamar 76% 80% Ref.
Kayin 12% 10% 1.3 (0.6–3.2)
Rakhine 6% 6% 1.0 (0.3–3.3)
Other 7% 5% 1.4 (0.4–4.6)
Literacy Reads well 77% 88% Ref.
Reads a little 16% 10% 1.9 (0.8–4.5)
Does not read at all 7% 3% 3.1 (0.8–12.1)
Employment status In the field only 5% 36% 0.3 (0.1–0.8)
Job other than in the field 26%% 59% Ref.
No job and no work in the field 69% 6% 27.4 (10.6–70.7)
Head of household Yes 57% 74% Ref.
No 43% 26% 3.7 (1.7–8.0)
  1. ¤Denotes reference group in odds ratio calculation throughout