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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of subjects, motorcycle taxi drivers included in a quasi-experimental study, Benin, 2021

From: Implementation of a model of awareness-raising for taxi motorcyclists in Benin in relation to helmet use: a quasi-experimental study

Variables Intervention group (n = 97)
% or mean (SD)
Control group (n = 60)
% or mean (SD)
p-value
Sex
Man 100 100  
Marital status    0.006
Single 13.4 0.0  
Married or engaged 86.6 98.3  
Divorced or widowed 0.0 1.7  
Educational level    <0.001
None 18.6 55.0  
Primary 26.8 38.3  
Secondary 39.2 6.6  
University 15.5   
Average daily income    0.604
  < 1500 2.1 1.7  
1500–5000 88.7 93.3  
5000–10,000 9.3 5.0  
Number of dependants    0.037
  < = 3 persons 30.9 11.7  
4 to 6 persons 34.0 40.0  
7 persons and more 35.1 48.3  
Length of time in the profession    0.916
  < 1 year 5.2 5.0  
1–4 years 26.8 23.3  
5–9 years 17.5 21.7  
  > = 10 years 50.5 50.0  
Owner of the motorbike    0.000
Yes 92.8 53.3  
No 7.2 46.7  
Accident history    0.035
Never 44.3 66.7  
Once 36.1 16.7  
2–3 time 16.5 13.3  
4 time and more 3.1 3.3  
Age 41.2 (10.2) 39.1 (12.4) 0.275