Table 2

Comparison of pesticide poisoning by selected demographics *

Total N. of applicators

Persons with pesticide poisoning n (%)

P value*


Total

910

80 (8.8)

Area

< 0.001

Subei

510

62 (12.2)

Sunan

400

18 (4.5)

Gender

< 0.001

Men

559

34 (6.1)

Women

351

46 (13.1)

Age (years)

0.578

24-34

20

3 (15.0)

35-44

150

15 (10.0)

45-54

308

29 (9.4)

55-64

324

27 (8.3)

65+

108

6 (5.6)

Education

0.690

Elementary school or less

526

48 (9.1)

Middle school

340

27 (7.9)

High school or more

44

5 (11.4)


* χ2 analysis of the association between poisoning % and pesticide applicators demographics.

Zhang et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:429   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-429

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