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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of hairdressers, Ethiopia, 2019 (N = 652)

From: Prevalence and healthcare seeking practice of work-related musculoskeletal disorders among informal sectors of hairdressers in Ethiopia, 2019: findings from a cross-sectional study

Characteristic Frequency (n) Percent (%)
Sex
 Male 358 54.9
 Female 294 45.1
Marital status
 Married 310 47.5
 Single 256 39.3
 Divorced 86 13.2
Religion
 Protestant 307 47.1
 Orthodox 208 31.9
 Muslim 103 15.8
 Catholic 34 5.2
Educational Level
 Unable to read and write 10 1.5
 Primary school 161 24.7
 Secondary school and above 481 73.8
Monthly salary
 < 1800 ETB 385 59.1
 1800–2350 ETB 122 18.7
 > 2350 ETB 145 22.2
Work experience
 ≤ 5 years 342 52.5
 > 5 years 310 47.5
Age
 ≤ 30 years 313 48
 > 30 years 339 52
  1. Keys: ETB Ethiopian birr (currency), N Number, WMSDs Work-related musculoskeletal disorders