Table (6):     Number and Percent distribution of types of skin diseases among the hospital service workers and control group.

 

 

P-value

 

χ

 

Control group

(n=120)

Hospital workers

(n=120)

Types of skin diseases

%

No

%

No

0.000

(HS)

12.06

8.3

10

27.5

33

Contact dermatitis

0.37

(NS)

0.8

6.7

8

10.8

13

Tinea pedis

0.68

(NS)

Fischer

exact

1.6

2

3.3

4

Paronychia & Onychomycosis

0.001

(HS)

10.43

0.0

0

10.8

13

More than one type of skin disease

        HS: highly significant           

               NS: non significant