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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Incidence Of Non-fatal Work-related Accidents In Southeast Brazil [incidência De Acidentes Do Trabalho Não-fatais Em Localidade Do Sudeste Do Brasil]
Author: Cordeiro R.
Prestes S.C.C.
Clemente A.P.G.
Diniz C.S.
Sakate M.
Donalisio M.R.
Abstract: Incidence of work-related accidents in Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil, was estimated according to gender, age, employment status, occupation, and type of work. A household survey was conducted by systematic random group sampling (195 census tracts). Information was collected from all residents 10 years or older in each household. Of those who had worked during the 90 days prior to the interview, we obtained information on occupation, job position, and employment contract. The study included 9,626 households (sample fraction 0.26). The proportion of non-fatal work accidents in the municipal area was 3.3% (95%CI: 2.7-3.9), higher for men 4.5% (95%CI: 3.6-5.5) and varying with type of employment contract and occupation. Compared to results from previous studies, we observed a decline in work-related accident risk.
Citation: Cadernos De Saude Publica. , v. 22, n. 2, p. 387 - 393, 2006.
Rights: aberto
Date Issue: 2006
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