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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of participants in Bishoftu town, Ethiopia, 2018

From: Sickness-related absenteeism and risk factors associated among flower farm industry workers in Bishoftu town, Southeast Ethiopia, 2018: a cross-sectional study

Variables (N = 444) Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
Sex
 Male 197 44.4
 Female 247 55.6
Age
 ≤ 18 71 16.0
 19–29 297 66.9
 ≥ 30 76 17.1
Marital status
 Single 249 56.1
 Married 173 39.0
 Divorced/widowed/separated 22 5.0
Educational status
 Cannot read and write 86 19.4
 Primary education 187 42.1
 Secondary education 100 22.5
 Above secondary education 71 16.0
Monthly salary (in Birr)
 ≤ 700 11 2.5
 701–1500 385 86.7
 > 1500 48 10.8
Work experience (in years)
 < 5 367 82.7
 ≥ 5 77 17.3
Type of employment
 Temporary 35 7.9
 Permanent 409 92.1
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