Table 1

Socio-demographic variables of migrant workers by occupation
Variable FW RT CW
Number (%) Number (%) Number (%)
N = 214 n = 200 n = 200
Age
 Mean (SD) 25.6 (7.1) 25.6 (7.11) 25.6 (7.1)
Sex
 Male 134 (62.6) 154 (77.0) 138 (69.0)
 Female 80 (37.4) 46 (23.0) 62 (31.0)
Marital status
 Married 57 (26.6) 91 (45.5) 98 (49.0)
 Single 134 (62.6) 80 (40.0) 87 (43.5)
 Separated 14 (6.5) 17 (8.5) 12 (6.0)
 Divorced 5 (2.3) 12 (6.0) 3 (1.5)
 Widowed 4 (1.9) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
Education status
 Illiterate 2 (0.9) 2 (1.0) 1 (0.5)
 Read & write 60 (28.0) 57 (28.5) 27 (13.5)
 Primary school 79 (36.9) 73 (36.5) 86 (43.0)
 Middle school 69 (32.2) 52 (26.0) 74 (37.0)
 High school 3 (1.4) 16 (8.0) 12 (6.0)
 Graduate 1 (0.5) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
Type of documents
 Border pass 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
 Passport 39 (18.2) 0 (0.0) 1 (0.5)
 Labour card 188 (87.9) 135 (67.5) 163 (81.5)
 Health card 177 (82.7) 129 (64.5) 130 (65.0)
 Social security card 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
 Other documents 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)

Naing et al.

Naing et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2012 12:22   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-12-22

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