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Table 1 Socio-demographic variables of migrant workers by occupation

From: Migrant workers’ occupation and healthcare-seeking preferences for TB-suspicious symptoms and other health problems: a survey among immigrant workers in Songkhla province, southern Thailand

Variable FW RT CW
Number (%) Number (%) Number (%)
N = 214 n = 200 n = 200
Age    
 Mean (SD) 25.6 (7.1) 25.6 (7.11) 25.6 (7.1)
Sex    
 Male 134 (62.6) 154 (77.0) 138 (69.0)
 Female 80 (37.4) 46 (23.0) 62 (31.0)
Marital status    
 Married 57 (26.6) 91 (45.5) 98 (49.0)
 Single 134 (62.6) 80 (40.0) 87 (43.5)
 Separated 14 (6.5) 17 (8.5) 12 (6.0)
 Divorced 5 (2.3) 12 (6.0) 3 (1.5)
 Widowed 4 (1.9) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
Education status    
 Illiterate 2 (0.9) 2 (1.0) 1 (0.5)
 Read & write 60 (28.0) 57 (28.5) 27 (13.5)
 Primary school 79 (36.9) 73 (36.5) 86 (43.0)
 Middle school 69 (32.2) 52 (26.0) 74 (37.0)
 High school 3 (1.4) 16 (8.0) 12 (6.0)
 Graduate 1 (0.5) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
Type of documents    
 Border pass 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
 Passport 39 (18.2) 0 (0.0) 1 (0.5)
 Labour card 188 (87.9) 135 (67.5) 163 (81.5)
 Health card 177 (82.7) 129 (64.5) 130 (65.0)
 Social security card 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
 Other documents 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)