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Table 1 Characteristics of the study participants

From: Population-based incidences of non-fatal injuries - results of the German-wide telephone survey 2004

  Number of study subjects Employed subjects Total number of accident-related injuries Number of injuries by place of accident
     Road traffic accident Home accident Leisure accident Accident at work* Other places Unknown places
Age          
18-29 1415 997 269 61 51 80 50 7 20
30-39 1728 1375 232 53 51 58 59 1 10
40-49 1699 1419 191 24 66 34 59 0 8
50-59 1040 779 101 21 31 16 29 0 4
60-69 930 194 70 21 34 8 2 0 5
70-79 415 17 33 14 12 5 1 0 1
80+ 110 2 13 8 4 0 0 0 1
Total 7337 4783 909 202 249 201 200 8 49
Educational level          
Low 1951 1040 213 47 58 30 63 1 14
Middle 3647 2486 496 109 143 105 106 6 27
High 1552 1171 159 37 40 48 28 0 6
Unknown 187 86 41 9 8 18 3 1 2
  1. Overall, 4 out of 7,341 were excluded due to missing data on injuries; all absolute numbers are unweighted. Employed: full-time or part-time; educational status based on the CASMIN educational classification [11].
  2. 909 accident-related injuries were reported among the 757 subjects.
  3. *187 out of 200 reported work-related accidents occurred among employed subjects of any age.