Table (9):        Occupational characteristics of the hospital service workers and frequency of skin diseases.

 

P-value

 

O.R.

(95%C.I)

 

χ

Skin diseases

 

Total No

 

Occupational characteristics

Negative (n=57)

Positive (n=63)

%

No

%

No

 

 

0.004

(HS)

 

 

3. 5

(1.33-9.4)

 

 

8.12

 

40.0

 

36

 

60.0

 

54

 

90

 

Job place:

With patient care

70.0

21

30.0

9

30

without patient care

 

 

 

0.07

(NS)

 

 

 

1.93

(0.87-4.3)

 

 

 

3.12

 

 

40.6

 

 

28

 

 

59.4

 

 

41

 

 

69

Past relevant occupation:

Yes

56.9

29

43.1

22

51

No

With patient care:       (Internal Medicine-Surgery-Pediatric-Gynecology-Emergency -Out patient clinic).

Without patient care: (Laundry-Kitchen-Lab-Physician residence).