Table 3

Association between last primary job and health problems and accidents

Last primary job

Health problems suffered during last 12 months

Total


Yes (%)

No (%)


Construction work

134 (59.8)

90 (40.2)

224


Driving

14 (58.3)

10 (41.7)

24


Wholesale and retail trade

27 (58.7)

19 (41.3)

46


Agriculture and farm work

14 (82.4)

3 (17.6)

17


Household/ manual servant

32 (43.2)

42 (56.8)

74


Clerical and related work

10 (43.5)

13 (56.5)

23


Total

231 (56.6)

177 (43.4)

408


Last primary job

Accident at the work place

Total


Yes (%)

No (%)


Construction work

75 (33.5)

149 (66.5)

224


Driving

5 (20.8)

19 (79.2)

24


Wholesale and retail trade

3 (6.5)

43 (93.5)

46


Agriculture and farm work

7 (41.2)

10 (58.8)

17


Household/ manual servant

10 (13.5)

64 (86.5)

74


Clerical and related work

2 (8.7)

21 (91.3)

23


Total

102 (25.0)

306 (75.0)

408


Joshi et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2011 11:3   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-11-3

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