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Table 2 Behavioral, occupational, and psychosocial factors of the respondents at Modjo dry port in Ethiopia

From: Prevalence and associated factors of chronic non-communicable diseases among cross-country truck drivers in Ethiopia

Variables Categories Frequency (n) Percent (%)
Smoking cigarette Yes 124 31.0
No 276 69.0
Alcohol drinking Yes 264 66.0
No 136 34.0
Chat chewing Yes 139 34.8
No 261 65.2
Physical activity Yes 145 36.2
No 255 63.8
Mealtime Proper 208 52
Improper 192 48
Hours took for sleeping at night <  6 h 196 49.0
≥ 6 h 204 51.0
Years of truck driving experience <  10 years 221 52.8
≥ 10 years 189 47.2
Average daily driving hours <  9 h 79 19.8
≥ 9 h 321 80.2
Rest break between driving Present 339 84.8
Absent 61 15.2
Perceived job stress Yes 303 75.8
No 97 24.2