Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2009 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Total Pesticide Exposure Calculation among Vegetable Farmers in Benguet, Philippines

Table 2

Percentage distribution of work practices.

Risk factorsFrequencyPercentage (%)

Given instructions on how to use pesticide15673.9
Spills while spraying15272.0
Spills while mixing and loading15272.0
Wiping sweat on the face with a contaminated piece of fabric9444.5
Re-enter recently sprayed area8841.7
Damaged backpack sprayer7937.4
Spraying Against the wind6731.8
Eating at Worksite115.2

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