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Table 5 The correlation between participants’ gender and the practice of OHS (N = 104)

From: Pesticide usage and occupational hazards among farmers working in small-scale tomato farms in Cameroon

Characteristics Gender Total
N (%)
X2 (p value)
Male
N (%)
Female
N (%)
Use of safety boots
 Yes 81(89.0) 10(11.0) 91(100.0) 3.820(0.044)*
 No 9(69.2) 4(30.8) 13(100.0)
Use of safety glasses
 Yes 30(90.9) 3(9.1) 33(100.0) 0.792(0.373)
 No 60(84.5) 11(15.5) 71(100.0)
Use of gloves
 Yes 44(86.3) 7(13.7) 51(100.0) 0.006(0.938)
 No 46(86.8) 7(13.2) 53(100.0)
Use of nose mask
 Yes 55(79.7) 14(20.3) 69(100.0) 8.206(0.004)**
 No 35(100) 0(0.0) 35(100.0)
Use of raincoats
 Yes 33(89.2) 4(10.8) 37(100.0) 0.346(0.556)
 No 57(85.1) 10(14.9) 67(100.0)
Clean up the body immediately after the use of pesticides
 Yes 1(100.0) 0(0.0) 1(100.0) 0.157(0.692)
 No 89(86.4) 14(13.6) 103(100.0)
  1. * = 0.01
  2. ** = 0.001