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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of tailors, 2019, Ethiopia

From: Physical environmental and occupational factors inducing work-related neck and shoulder pains among self-employed tailors of informal sectors in Ethiopia, 2019: results from a community based cross-sectional study

Characteristic (N = 419) Frequency (n) Percent (%)
Sex
 Male 392 93.6
 Female 27 6.4
Age
  < 29 years 152 36.3
 30–39 years 173 41.3
  > 40 years 94 22.4
Marital status
 Single 127 30.3
 Married 258 61.6
 Divorced/widowed/separated 34 8.1
Religion
 Orthodox 242 57.8
 Muslim 126 30.1
 Catholic 14 3.3
 Protestant 37 8.8
Educational Level
 Can read and write 97 23.2
 Primary school (1–8 grades) 150 35.8
 Secondary school (9–12 grades) 134 32.0
 Technical and vocational training 38 9.1
Income (as a monthly salary)
  < 5000 ETB 218 52.0
  > 5000 ETB 201 48.0
Work experience
  ≤ 5 years 218 52.0
  > 5 years 201 48.0
  1. Keys: ETB Ethiopian birr/currency, 1$US 28 ETB, N number