Table (13): Frequency distribution of the use of protective gloves, daily hand washing and frequency of the skin diseases.

 

P-value

O.R

(95%C.I.)

χ

Skin diseases

Total

n

 

Negative (n=57)

Positive (n=63)

%

No

%

No

0.74

(NS)

 

 

1.13

(0.51-2.46)

 

0.10

 

 

46.2

 

 

 

30

 

 

 

3.8

 

 

 

35

 

 

 

65

 

Protective gloves:

Yes

 

49.1

27

50.9

28

55

No

 

 

 

0.01

(S)

 

 

 

10.12

(1.12-223)

 

 

Fisher exact

 

 

 

 

 

90.0

 

 

8

 

 

10.0

 

 

2

 

 

10

Hand wash/d:

5 times

 

49.1

 

 

49

 

 

 

53.6

 

 

 

61

 

 

110

 

> 5 times

 

*χ for trend.

        S: significant

        NS: non significant