Table (1):     General sociodemographic characteristics of the hospital service workers and control group.

P-value

χ

Control group

(n=120)

Hospital workers (n=120)

General characteristics

%

No

%

No

0.23

(NS)

2.89

25.8

30.8

43.3

31

37

52

18.3

28.3

53.3

22

34

64

Age(years):

            <30

            30-

            40-

0.44

(NS)

0.60

 

49.2

50.8

 

59

61

 

44.2

55.8

 

53

67

Gender:

            Female

            Male

0.87

(NS)

0.03

 

80.8

19.2

 

97

23

 

80.0

20.0

 

96

24

Residence:

            Rural

            Urban

0.15

(NS)

3.85

 

32.5

50.0

17.5

 

39

60

21

 

27.5

61.7

10.8

 

33

74

13

Education:

            Illiterate

            Read &Write

          School

0.59

(NS)

0.29

 

83.3

16.7

 

100

20

 

85.8

14.2

 

103

17

Marital status:

            Married

            Unmarried

0.77

(NS)

0.09

 

25.0

75.0

 

30

90

 

26.7

73.3

 

32

88

Smoking:

            Smoker

            Non smoker

 

0.14

(NS)

 

2.16

 

5.0

95.0

 

6

114

 

10.0

90.0

 

12

108

 Family history:

            Positive

            Negative

NS: non significant