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Clinical Study

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

Table 3

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

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

PPE use
 Yes54 (35.53)150 (49.34)1.001.00
 No98 (64.47)154 (50.67)1.77 (1.18, 2.64)**1.31 (0.82, 2.10)
Alcohol use
 Yes57 (35.5)80 (26.32)1.68 (1.108, 2.55)*1.40 (0.89, 2.21)
 No95 (62.5)224 (73.68)1.001.00
Khat chewing@
 Yes28 (18.42)46 (15.13)1.27 (0.76, 2.12)
 No124 (81.59)258 (84.87)1.00
Cigarette smoking@
 Yes15 (9.87)24 (7.89)1.28 (0.65, 2.51)
 No137 (90.13)280 (92.11)1.00
Sleeping disturbance
 Yes93 (61.18)125 (41.12)2.26 (1.52, 3.36)***1.99 (1.03, 3.04)**
 No59 (38.82)179 (58.88)1.001.00
Job stress
 Yes23 (15.13)22 (7.24)2.28 (1.23, 4.25)***2.25 (1.15, 4.14)**
 No129 (84.87)282 (92.76) 1.001.00
Job satisfaction
 Yes15 (9.87)54 (17.76)1.001.00
 No137 (90.13)250 (82.24)1.97 (1.09, 4.33)*1.49 (0.76, 2.93)

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

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