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Table 2 Injuries rates/1000 HCWs in subsequent years and with division into the Voivodships

From: Epidemiology of needlestick and sharp injuries among health care workers based on records from 252 hospitals for the period 2010–2014, Poland

Variable Physicians (95%CI) Nurses (95%CI) Paramedics (95%CI) Average rate (95%CI)
Years (2010–2014) 16.0 (15.39, 16.71) 20.5 (19.98, 20.95) 16.8 (14.89, 18.78) 19.0 (18.61, 19.38)
 2010 13.5 (12.16, 14.99) 20.2 (19.07, 21.29) 17.8 (13.46, 23.04) 18.1 (17.29, 19.02)
 2011 15.5 (14.02, 16.99) 20.4 (19.27, 21.49) 18.5 (14.16, 23.67) 18.9 (18.01, 19.76)
 2012 16.4 (14.91, 17.93) 20.5 (19.37, 21.59) 13.6 (9.95, 18.18) 18.9 (18.08, 19.82)
 2013 17.5 (16.01, 19.06) 20.8 (19.75, 21.94) 17.6 (13.56, 22.39) 19.7 (18.87, 20.61)
 2014 17.1 (15.65, 18.62) 20.5 (19.44, 21.58) 16.4 (12.59, 20.88) 19.2 (18.39, 20.08)
Voivodships
 Lower Silesian 19.3 (16.24, 22.77) 24.3 (22.11, 26.54) 13.4 (3.66, 33.90) 22.8 (21.05, 24.68)
 Kuyavian-Pomeranian 6.6 (4.79, 8.89) 13.6 (11.78, 15.59) 15.6 (8.94, 25.20) 11.6 (10.27, 13.13)
 Lublin Province 19.8 (16.45, 23.68) 29.8 (27.11, 32.65) 13.3 (7.47, 21.86) 26.3 (24.26, 28.55)
 Lubusz 28.1 (20.51, 37.58) 39.9 (34.16, 46.39) 57.1 (15.79, 139.89) 36.9 (32.20, 42.14)
 Lodzkie 9.0 (7.83, 10.34) 12.9 (11.93, 13.95) 4.9 (2.45, 8.75) 11.4 (10.65, 12.19)
 Lesser Poland 22.2 (19.67, 24.96) 25.0 (23.14, 27.02) 12.4 (7.11, 20.06) 23.5 (22.04, 25.05)
 Masovian 13.6 (12.10, 15.29) 16.4 (15.32, 17.64) 15.6 (11.03, 21.30) 15.6 (14.69, 16.53)
 Opole 13.3 (7.07, 22.55) 30.8 (24.50, 38.30) 24.4 (10.59, 47.49) 25.8 (21.07, 31.34)
 Subcarpathian 15.3 (12.47, 18.50) 20.0 (18.03, 22.21) 12.9 (5.93, 24.40) 18.6 (16.95, 20.33)
 Podlaskie 17.7 (14.72, 21.13) 23.7 (21.40, 26.11) 21.9 (14.08, 32.41) 21.9 (20.13, 23.84)
 Pomeranian 16.8 (14.41, 19.55) 22.9 (20.94, 25.02) 18.9 (13.74, 25.42) 21.0 (19.51, 22.63)
 Silesian 30.4 (27.17, 33.93) 21.8 (20.03, 23.73) 41.6 (26.24, 62.29) 24.7 (23.12, 26.39)
 Holy Cross 12.8 (10.08, 15.96) 21.9 (19.66, 24.31) 3.7 (0.45, 13.41) 18.2 (16.49, 19.97)
 Warmian-Masurian 13.5 (10.39, 17.17) 21.9 (19.06, 24.95) 22.6 (13.22, 35.95) 19.3 (17.18, 21.60)
 Greater Poland 18.5 (16.14, 21.18) 23.9 (22.10, 25.75) 25.3 (18.34, 33.88) 22.4 (21.00, 23.91)
 West Pomeranian 15.6 (12.29, 19.64) 21.5 (18.86, 24.50) 31.1 (17.52, 50.81) 20.1 (17.95, 22.41)
  1. 95%CI – 95% Confidence Interval