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Table 3 E. coli on ETB among studied risk variables of food handlers at Haramaya town

From: Contamination of Ethiopian paper currency notes from various food handlers with E. coli

Variablesa No. of examined Positive no. (%) P value
Source–food type handled
 Butcher—meat handlers 30 24 (80.0) P > 0.05
 Open market—milk sellers 41 31 (75.6)
 Cafeteria—Bread and relate handlers 33 27 (81.8)
 Supermarket—Fruit and vegetables handlers 40 29 (72.5)
Currency notes
 Birr 1 34 27 (79.4) P > 0.05
 Birr 5 28 21 (75.0)
 Birr 10 34 28 (82.4)
 Birr 50 23 17 (73.9)
 Birr 100 25 18 (72.1)
Handlers age in years
 11–20 42 28 (66.7) P > 0.05
 21–30 73 60 (82.2)
 31–40 29 23 (79.3)
Handlers sex
 Female 78 59 (75.6) P > 0.05
 Male 66 52 (78.8)
Total 144 111 (77.1)
  1. aDairy station was not available