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Table 4 Training opportunities (n = 338)

From: Factors associated with self-rated health among mineworkers in Zambia: a cross-sectional study

  Regular employees (n = 213) Contract employees (n = 125) P value
n % n %
Training when the employees began work
 Working conditions
  No 124 62.9 90 80.4 0.001
  Yes 73 37.1 22 19.6  
 Working skills
  No 150 76.1 95 84.8 0.070
  Yes 47 23.9 17 15.2  
 How to use equipment for work
  No 156 79.2 89 79.5 0.954
  Yes 41 20.8 23 20.5  
 Safety in the workplace
  No 98 49.7 41 36.6 0.026
  Yes 99 50.3 71 63.4  
 Health
  No 153 77.7 96 85.7 0.086
  Yes 44 22.3 16 14.3  
Training about safety management in the workplace after starting work
 No 10 5.0 6 5.1 0.952
 Yes 191 95.0 111 94.9  
  1. Chi-square tests were conducted
  2. Missing values were excluded from the analysis