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Clinical Study

Determinants of Occupational Injury: A Case Control Study among Textile Factory Workers in Amhara Regional State, Ethiopia

Table 2

Association of occupational injury with environmental determinants among textile factory workers, Amhara regional state, Ethiopia October 2009.

Work environment variables Case ( )
No. (%)
Control ( )
No. (%)
COR@ (95% CI)AOR@ (95% CI)

Health and safety information access
 Yes70 (46.10)170 (55.92) 1.001.00
 No82 (53.97)134 (44.08)1.49 (1.01,2.20)*1.05 (0.68,1.71)
Work place supervision
 Yes79 (51.97)192 (63.12) 1.001.00
 No73 (48.03)112 (36.84)1.58 (1.07,2.35)*1.12 (0.70,1.78)
Health and safety training
 Yes41 (26.97)137 (45.07) 1.001.00
 No111 (73.03)167 (54.93)2.22 (1.45,3.39)***1.85 (1.18,2.91)**
Working department@
 Spinning64 (42.11)137 (45.07) 1.00
 Weaving48 (31.58)90 (29.61)1.14 (0.72,1.18)
 Finishing26 (17.11)54 (17.76)1.03 (0.59,1.79)
 Engineering14 (9.21)23 (7.57)1.30 (0.69,1.79)

Note: Significant at, , , .
@Not included for multivariate analysis.
COR@: Crude odds ratio and AOR@: Adjusted odds ratio.

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