Table (4):        Number and percent distribution of the self reported skin disease manifestations among the hospital service workers and control group.

 

P value

χ

Control group

(n=120)

Hospital workers (n=120)

Reported skin manifestations

%

No

%

No

 

0.03(S)

 

4.43

 

24.2

75.8

 

29

91

 

36.7

63.3

 

44

76

Dryness and fissures:

            Yes

            No

 

0.001(HS)

 

11.54

 

7.5

92.5

 

9

111

 

23.3

76.7

 

28

92

Redness and Itching:

            Yes

            No

             S: significant                                      HS: highly significant