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Table 5 Injury reports to the New Jersey Safe Schools Program state-law based surveillance, 12/1998–06/2015, by per pupil spending (PPS) status

From: Injuries among young workers in career-technical-vocational education and associations with per pupil spending

Characteristics Higher PPSa Lower PPSb
Number Percentage Number Percentage
Gender
 Male 812 72.1 632 69.3
 Female 314 27.9 280 30.7
Treatment (p = 0.03)
 Hospital 399 58.0 407 52.3
 Doctor 289 42.0 371 47.7
Severityc (p = 0.0002)
 Non-disabling 775 72.2 547 64.2
 Temporary Disabling 299 27.8 305 35.8
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Used (p = 0.86)
 Yes 101 50.0 202 48.9
 No 101 50.0 211 51.1
  1. aHigher PPS signifies PPS above median, $17,447 (inflation-adjusted 2010 U.S. dollars)
  2. bLower PPS signifies PPS below median, $17,447 (inflation-adjusted 2010 U.S. dollars)
  3. cThere was one permanent disability reported within the higher PPS group; no deaths reported
  4. dYes and No indicated PPE used and no type of PPE used at the time of incidents, respectively