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Table 2 Incidence of work-related accidents/ill-health in Brazil per economic activity (per 1000 workers)

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

Occupation Difference in incidence between 2008 and 2014 (%) Accumulated Incidence 2008–2009 Accumulated Incidence 2011–2014 Ratio of Accumulated Incidence Rates Mann-Whitney Test p
Manufacturing and production −39.59 0.0370 0.0277 0.7475 0.005
 -- Unrefined sugar production − 58.80     
 -- Slaughter of pigs, poultry, and other small livestock −32.74     
 -- Manufacture of parts and accessories for automotive vehicles not specified elsewhere − 51.86     
 -- Slaughter of four-footed livestock, except pigs −46.27     
 -- Manufacture of clothing, except underwear − 68.75     
Retail and motor vehicle repair −38.31 0.0130 0.0101 0.7782 0.15
 -- Retail of goods in general, especially foodstuffs – hypermarkets and supermarkets −34.24     
 -- Retail of hardware, timber, and construction materials − 41.88     
 -- Trade in parts and accessories for motor vehicles −41.35     
 -- Retail in other new products not specified elsewhere −38.83     
 -- Wholesale of beverages −40.19     
Human health and social services −11.67 0.0370 0.0345 0.9340 0.62
 -- Hospital care activities −11.75     
 -- Auxiliary diagnostics and therapeutic services −29.11     
 -- Outpatient medical and dental care 62.66     
 -- Health care services not specified elsewhere 11.96     
 -- Community care services −19.15     
Civil construction − 36.89 0.0257 0.0197 0.7657 0.12
 -- Building construction −43.55     
 -- Construction work in power generation and distribution and telecommunications 12.43     
 -- Road and railroad building −32.39     
 -- Civil construction not specified elsewhere −39.72     
 -- Real estate development −12.41     
Transportation, storage, and mail services −34.86 0.0279 0.0221 0.7944 0.40
 -- Road freight transportation −45.55     
 -- Mail services 18.86     
 -- Inter-municipal, inter-state, and international mass passenger road transportation with fixed itineraries − 52.34     
 -- Storage −36.67     
 -- Municipal and metropolitan mass passenger road transportation with fixed itineraries −58.66