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Table 4 Association between dysuria in tannery workers, demographic and professional characteristics

From: Prevalence of urinary symptoms and infections among traditional tannery workers in the Fez city of Morocco: case–control study

Variables PS+ PS− p-value
Age (years)    0.270
  ≤ 40 25 (40.3) 37 (59.7)  
  > 40 55 (34.8) 103 (65.2)  
BMI (Kg/m2)    0.018
 Low-normal 53 (42.7) 71 (53.3)  
 Overweight-obesity 27 (28.1) 69 (71.9)  
Educational level    0.230
 Illiterate 24 (32.4) 50 (67.6)  
 Literate 56 (38.4) 90 (61.6)  
Marital status    0.491
 Unmarried 10 (34.5) 19 (65.5)  
 Married 70 (36.6) 121 (63.4)  
Smoking    0.350
 Yes 25 (39.1) 39 (60.9)  
 No 55 (35.3) 101 (64.7)  
Biological hazards exposure    0.003
 Yes 68 (42.0) 94 (58.0) 0.003
 No 12 (20.7) 46 (79.3)  
PPE uses    0.425
 Yes 4 (44.4) 5 (44.6)  
 No 76 (36.0) 135 (64.0)  
Working area    0.017
 Humid area 65 (40.89) 94 (59.11)  
 Dry place 15 (24.59) 46 (75.41)  
Diabetes
 Yes 3 (27.3) 8 (72.7) 0.381
 No 77 (36.8) 132 (63.2)  
High blood pressure (HBP)    0.027
 Yes 7 (20.6) 27 (79.4)  
 No 73 (39.2) 113 (60.8)  
  1. Bold text indicates a statistically significant difference with a p-value less than 0.05
  2. PS+ , presence of dysuria