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Table 1 Distribution of disposables, no-drill cutting and drill-cutting contaminated, according to the final destination: basic health unit and truck prefecture

From: Potentially hazardous waste produced at home

Variable Use of the wasted material No-cutting material* Cutting material*
  Yes No Yes No Yes No
  p χ2 p χ2 p χ2
  N(%) N(%) N(%) N(%) N(%) N(%)
Health basic unit 26(41.3) 2(6.9) 11(78.6) 17(21.8) 26(66.7) 2(3.5)
0.002 9.5 <0.001 15.4 <0.001 41.7
Truck city hall 37(58.7) 27(93.1) 3(21.4) 61(78.2) 13(33.3) 55(96.5)
Total 63(100.0) 29(100.0) 14(100.0) 78(100.0) 39(100.0) 57(100.0)