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Table 4 Mean age and proportions of workers wearing socks, footwear, hat, and accessories by gender and facility

From: Impacts of gender, weather, and workplace differences in farm worker’s gear

   Age, years old Gender, % Facility, %  
Mean SD Male Female Field PVC greenhouse Total, %
Socks   64 11.2 65.3 85.9 42.9 81.3 77.5
Footwear Slippers 58 11.5 10.2 5.6 5.4 9.4 7.5
Rubber shoes 61 13.2 18.4 29.6 12.5 35.9 25
Loafers 63 11.8 20.4 45.1 37.5 32.8 35
Running shoes 57 12.7 8.2 4.2 5.4 6.3 5.8
Boots 62 9.6 38.8 15.5 37.5 14.1 25
Others 69 4.9 4.1 0 1.8 1.6 1.7
Hat No hat 61 13.2 40.8 38 25.0 51.6 39.2
Baseball cap 66 8.4 32.7 5.6 21.4 12.5 16.7
Bucket hat 62 8.4 10.2 5.6 12.5 3.1 7.5
Sun cap 59 10.6 0 16.9 7.1 12.5 10
Hat for farm work 61 13.1 4.1 25.4 26.8 7.8 16.7
Towel 61 9.5 2.0 5.6 1.8 6.3 4.2
Straw hat 63 10.0 8.2 2.8 5.4 4.7 5.0
Others 61 0 2.0 0 0 1.6 0.8
Accessories Belt 66 8.1 28.6 2.8 14.3 12.5 13.3
Scarf/towel 69 5.7 6.1 11.3 10.7 7.8 9.2
Arm sleeves 64 11.6 18.4 57.7 46.4 37.5 41.7
Gloves 61 11.3 67.3 80.3 75.0 75.0 75
Waist bag 72 4.4 2.0 5.6 1.8 6.3 4.2
Mask 56 9.2 0 2.8 1.8 1.6 1.7
Auxiliary tool 63 11.6 55.1 50.7 48.2 56.3 52.5