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Table 2 Description of first acute injuries in the cohort

From: Associations between employee and manager gender: impacts on gender-specific risk of acute occupational injury in metal manufacturing

  Female employees Male employees
Injury characteristic Count Percent Count Percent
Total 687   629  
Severity (Chi-square p < .001)     
First aid (non-OSHA-reportable) 604 87.92 495 78.70
Medical treatment 37 5.39 62 9.86
Restricted work 44 6.40 67 10.65
Lost work time 2 0.29 5 0.79
Type of injury (Chi-square p < .001)     
Laceration/Cut 133 19.36 183 29.09
Contusion/Bruise 169 24.60 100 15.90
Instantaneous sprain/Strain 73 10.63 92 14.63
Burn (chemical or thermal) 97 14.12 48 7.63
Abrasion/Scratch 63 9.17 74 11.76
Foreign body 57 8.30 71 11.29
Other 95 13.83 61 9.70