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Table 3 Awareness level of abattoir workers on brucellosis and other zoonotic diseases in Debre Zeit and Modjo export abattoirs (N = 156)

From: Seroprevalence and risk factors of brucellosis in abattoir workers at Debre Zeit and Modjo export abattoir, Central Ethiopia

Category N Brucellosis
(yes) N (%)
χ 2 P-Value Zoonosis
(yes) N (%)
χ 2 P-Value
Sex
 Male 125 55 (44.00) 0.013 0.907 68 (54.40)   
 Female 31 14 (54.84)    15 (48.39) 0.361 0.548
Age (in years)
 < =20 21 3 (14.29) a1    7 (33.33)   
 21–30 80 35 (43.75) a 12.075 0.017 44 (55.00)   
 31–40 37 19 (51.35) b    19 (51.35) 6.323 0.176
 41–50 9 6 (66.67) b    6 (66.67)   
 >50 9 6 (66.67) b    7 (77.78)   
Marital Status
 Single 60 22 (36.67)    32 (53.33)   
 Married 92 43 (46.74) 6.670 0.036 48 (52.17) 0.803 0.669
 Divorced/Widowed 4 4 (100)    3 (75.00)   
Back Ground
 Urban 125 58 (46.40)    68 (54.40)   
 Rural 31 11 (35.48) 1.200 0.273 15 (48.39) 0.361 0.548
Years On Job
 <1 19 5 (26.32)    9 (47.37)   
 1–5 86 35 (40.70) 7.626 0.106 45 (52.33) 1.193 0.879
 6–10 35 18 (51.43)    19 (54.29)   
 11–15 12 8 (66.67)    7 (58.33)   
 >16 4 3 (75.00)    3 (75.00)   
Total 156 69 (44.23)    83 (53.21)   
  1. 1Within a variable, values in the same column with different letters differ significantly