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Table 3 Demographic, social and economic factors associated with serious illnesses

From: Occupational illnesses in the 2009 Zambian labour force survey

  Suffered serious illness Bivariate Multivariate
Factor Total n (%) OR (95%cCI) AOR (95%CI)
Age (years)     
<15 45385 69 (0.2) 1 1
15-19 19262 221 (1.1) 0.55 (0.49, 0.62) 0.69 (0.60, 0.81)
20-24 14023 508 (3.6) 1.78 (1.63, 1.95) 1.69 (1.51, 1.89)
25-34 21669 1458 (6.7) 3.41 (3.18, 3.67) 1.95 (1.76, 2.17)
35+ 29459 2382 (8.1) 4.16 (3.89, 4.45) 2.03 (1.83, 2.26)
Sex     
Female 65646 2131 (3.2) 1 1
Male 64119 2507 (3.9) 1.01 (1.07, 1.13) 1.11 (1.07, 1.16)
Completed years in school     
<3 22983 466 (2.0) 1 1
4-7 42508 1878 (4.4) 1.33 (1.27, 1.40) 1.24 (1.18, 1.31)
8-9 19405 825 (4.3) 1.28 (1.20, 1.36) 0.98 (0.92, 1.05)
10+ 19527 647 (3.3) 0.99 (0.92, 1.05) 0.60 (0.56, 0.65)
Current marital status     
never married 43512 577 (1.3) 1 1
married/cohabiting 44134 3336 (7.6) 1.87 (1.79, 1.95) 1.24 (1.17, 1.32)
separated/divorced/widowed 9833 700 (7.1) 1.75 (1.65, 1.86) 1.17 (1.08, 1.27)
Province     
Western 11928 200 (1.7) 1 1
Copperbelt 20748 661 (3.2) 0.97 (0.90, 1.04) 1.19 (1.09, 1.30)
Eastern 16065 295 (1.8) 0.55 (0.49, 0.61) 0.47 (0.41, 0.53)
Luapula 11907 1071 (9.0) 2.90 (2.72, 3.09) 2.77 (2.56, 2.99)
Lusaka 14446 375 (2.6) 0.78 (0.71, 0.86) 0.88 (0.79, 0.99)
Northern 16288 672 (4.1) 1.26 (1.17, 1.36) 1.13 (1.03, 1.23)
North-Western 8788 597 (6.8) 2.14 (1.97, 2.32) 2.19 (1.99, 2.42)
Southern 17316 431 (2.5) 0.75 (0.68, 0.82) 0.81 (0.73, 0.89)
Central 12312 336 (2.7) 0.82 (0.74, 0.91) 0.81 (0.72, 0.90)
Current employment status     
unpaid formal worker 39383 1204 (3.1) 1 1
paid employee 10915 767 (7.0) 1.23 (1.17, 1.30) 1.36 (1.27, 1.46)
employer/self employed 28843 2561 (8.9) 1.59 (1.52, 1.65) 1.03 (0.98, 1.08)
  1. suffered at workplace
  2. Note: Numbers not adding up due to missing information.