Table 2

Type of injury and the place where the injury took place among workers hospitalised with work-related injuries, according to age, January 2010–December 2014

Workers aged 20–64 years
(n=10 692)
n (%)
Workers aged ≥65 years
(n=1413)
n (%)
P value*
Type of injury†<0.001
 Collision3927 (38.2)281 (19.6)
 Traffic injury1263 (11.6)312 (20.2)
 Fall3121 (28.5)553 (40.8)
 Cut742 (7.0)66 (5.0)
 Poisoning/burn795 (7.8)91 (7.3)
 Other701 (6.8)89 (7.1)
Place where the injury took place†<0.001
 Residential area/school/sports ground233 (2.6)35 (2.6)
 Road956 (10.6)186 (13.2)
 Trade/service area720 (8.4)42 (3.3)
 Industrial/construction area5835 (67.0)339 (27.1)
 Farm542 (6.3)515 (46.5)
 Other431 (5.0)84 (7.2)
  • *P values were calculated using Rao-Scott χ2 tests.

  • †Missing values were excluded from the analysis.