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Table 2 Work-related and physical environmental characteristics, 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 (%)
Working hours per day
  < =8 h 223 53.2
  > 8 h 196 46.8
Working days per week
  < 7 days 323 77.1
 7 days 96 22.9
Use of rest break
 Yes 88 21
 No 331 79
Safety /ergonomic training
 Yes 66 15.8
 No 353 84.2
Availability of adjustable chair
 Yes 21 5.0
 No 398 95.0
Awkward working posture
 Yes 215 51.3
 No 204 48.7
Hours spent sitting position per day
  < =8 h 211 50.4
  > 8 h 208 49.6
Involving in repetitive work posture
 Yes 266 63.5%
 No 153 36.5%
Comfortable work environment
 Yes 133 31.7
 No 286 68.3
Adequate lightavailable at work
 Yes 172 41.1
 No 247 58.9