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Table 1 Incidence of work-related accidents/ill-health in Brazil using the ICD-10 (per 1000 workers)

From: Analysis of work-related accidents and ill-health in Brazil since the introduction of the accident prevention factor

Causes of accidents/ill-health Difference in incidence between 2008 and 2014 (%) Accumulated Incidence 2008–2009 Accumulated Incidence 2011–2014 Ratio of Accumulated Incidence Mann-Whitney Test p
Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes −22.93 0.0128 0.0106 0.8309 0.40
 -- injury to the wrist or hand −33.42     
 -- fracture at wrist or hand level −22.43     
 -- contusion of wrist or hand −25.55     
 -- dislocation or strain or sprain of joints or ligaments at ankle and foot level −6.97     
 -- fracture of leg, including ankle −9.83     
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue −43.64 0.0033 0.0022 0.6575 0.17
 -- back pain − 53.21     
 -- shoulder lesions − 29.21     
 -- synovitis and tenosynovitis − 60.83     
 -- other intervertebral disc injury − 32.90     
 -- other joint derangements −1.86     
External causes of morbidity and mortality 6.04 0.4467 0.4575 1.0240 0.95
 -- bitten or struck by dog 10.40     
 -- unintentional cut, puncture, perforation, or hemorrhage during medical or surgical procedure −17.60     
 -- unspecified harm during medical or surgical procedure 29.47     
 -- cut or piercing with a sharp object, intentionality not determined 23.34     
 -- assault by being cut or pierced −46.50     
Mental and behavioral disorders − 13.32 0.0004 0.0003 0.8621 0.78
 -- reactions to severe stress and adjustment disorders 3.01     
 -- depressive episodes −43.96     
 -- other anxiety disorders 35.05     
 -- recurrent depressive disorder −11.21     
 -- bipolar affective disorder −9.69     
Factors influencing health status and contact with health services 127.89 0.0002 0.0004 1.7428 0.11
 -- contact with and exposure to communicable diseases 153.92     
 -- occupational exposure to risk factors 6.99     
 -- examination or observation for other reasons 296.96     
 -- problems related to other psychosocial circumstances 1243.62     
 -- general examination or investigation of persons without complaint or reported diagnosis 356.79     
Diseases of the nervous system −43.08 0.0002 0.0001 0.6640 0.14
 -- mononeuropathies of upper limb −43.31     
 -- epilepsy −60.60     
 -- nerve root or plexus disorders −42.66     
 -- mononeuropathies of lower limb −57.16     
 -- nerve root and plexus compressions in diseases classified elsewhere 169.49