Table 2 The work status and size of participants’ (n = 410) families prior to injury

From: Loss of work-related income impoverishes people with SCI and their families in Bangladesh

Family details
  Size of families, median (IQR)5 (4–6)
  Number of children in each family, median (IQR))2 (1–2)
  Number of adults in each family, median (IQR)2 (1–3)
  Total number of family members including participants, n2212
Paid work status of participants at time of injury
  Full-time employment (>30 h per week), n (%)335 (82%)
  Part-time employment (<30 h per week), n (%)10 (2%)
Unpaid work status of participants at time of injury
  Home duties, n (%)20 (5%)
  Student, n (%)38 (9%)
  Other, n (%)7 (2%)
Types of work
  Manual labourers (light and heavy)200 (58%)
  Small business43 (12%)
  Tradesperson60 (17%)
  Office worker23 (7%)
  Shopkeeper10 (3%)
  Professional9 (3%)
 Number of families in which participant was the only income earner, n (%)206 (50%)
 Number of families in which participant was the main income earner, n (%)302 (74%)