Table 2

Illnesses experienced by migrant workers while staying in Thailand by occupation
Type of illness FW RT CW
Number (%) Number (%) Number (%)
N = 214 n = 200 n = 200
Common cold 214 (100.0) 197 (98.5) 179 (89.5)
Aches & Pains 212 (99.1) 197 (98.5) 200 (100.0)
GI problems 119 (55.6) 119 (59.5) 83 (41.5)
Respiratory tract problems 183 (85.5) 162 (81.0) 103 (51.5)
Urinary tract problems 49 (22.9) 76 (38.0) 68 (34.0)
Obstetric problems * 32 (40.0) 28 (60.9) 35 (56.5)
Gynaecologic problems * 58 (72.5) 21 (45.7) 21 (33.9)
Other health problems 214 (100.0) 197 (98.5) 197 (98.5)

* The totals of female FW, RT and CW were 80, 46 and 62, respectively.

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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