Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2009 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Total Pesticide Exposure Calculation among Vegetable Farmers in Benguet, Philippines

Table 4

Bivariate Analysis between Total Pesticide Exposure and Certain Risk Factors. Correlation significant at P = .05 level.

Exposure factorsPearson correlation coefficient ( value)

Amount of pesticide used (in liters).465 (.001)
Years of pesticide use.247 (.003)
Wiping sweat with contaminated piece of fabric.155 (.049)
Insecticides.351 (.001)
Fungicides.177 (.025)
Instructions given through trainings.167 (.036)
Agricultural pesticide applicator/mixer/loader.180 (.023)

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