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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the screened drivers

From: Association between road accidents and low-grade hepatic encephalopathy among Sri Lankan drivers with cirrhosis: a prospective case control study

Parameter LGHE group
(n = 55)
Control group
(n = 55)
Age (mean years ± SD) 51.4 ± 8.4 49.5 ± 7.5
 30–40 years 3 3
 41–50 years 7 7
 51–60 years 45 45
Level of education
 <Grade 10 21 19
 Secondary 24 23
 Tertiary/university 10 13
Residence
 Urban 43 45
 Rural 12 10
Duration of the license
 <5 years 08 10
 5–10 years 21 20
 >10 years 26 25
Types of vehicles
 Bicycles/motor bikes 15 16
 Cars/vans 20 22
 Passenger services 08 10
 Mixed 12 07
Distance of driving per week
 <50 km 28 29
 >50 km 27 26
Duration of driving per day
 <1 h 19 20
 >1 h 36 35
Types of accidents
 With people 2 2
 With another vehicle 3 3
 With environment 2 1