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Table 4 The structure of NSIs among the respondents due to the tool and the performed activity, N = 248

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

Variable N (%)
Medical tool
 Hollow-bore needle 74 (29.8)
 Suture needle 41 (16.5)
 Scalpel 25 (10.1)
 Cannula 80 (32.3)
 Others 28 (11.3)
 Total 248 (100)
Performed activity
 Blood collection 44 (17.7)
 Injection 31 (12.5)
 Surgery 35 (14.1)
 Venipuncture 82 (33.1)
 Central puncture 8 (3.2)
 Recapping 19 (7.7)
 Others 29 (11.7)
 Total 248 (100)