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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of food handlers, Chagni Town, Northwest Ethiopia, 2018 (n = 400)

From: The prevalence of intestinal parasite infection and associated factors among food handlers in eating and drinking establishments in Chagni Town, Northwest Ethiopia

Variables Frequency Percent
Sex
 Male 106 26.50
 Female 294 73.50
Age
 < 22 years 120 30.00
 22–25 years 99 24.75
 26–28 years 83 20.75
 > 28 years 98 24.50
Marital status
 Single 228 57.0
 Married 163 40.80
 Others* 9 2.30
Ethnicity
 Amhara 151 37.75
 Awi 246 61.50
 Others** 3 0.75
Religion
 Orthodox 369 92.30
 Muslim 31 7.80
Educational status
 Illiterate 41 10.30
 Primary school 195 48.80
 Secondary school and above 164 41.00
Responsibility
 Cooker 46 11.50
 Waiter and/dish washer 142 35.50
 Serving both 212 53.00
Work experience
 < 1 year 73 18.30
 1–2 years 144 36.00
 Above 2 years 183 45.80
Monthly salary (Ethiopian Birr)
 < 500 122 30.50
 500–700 85 21.25
 701–1000 146 36.50
 > 1000 47 11.75
  1. Others*—divorced and widowed, Others**—Oromo and Shinasha