Table 2.

Summary of Occupational Accidents by Occupational Sector and Severity*

OA CharacteristicsOA in Syncope PopulationOA in General Population
Overall (n=622)Men (n=375)Women (n=247)Overall (n=175 769)Men (n=124 888)Women (n=50 881)
Occupational sector
 Manual187 (30.1)160 (42.7)27 (10.9)63 255 (36.0)57 303 (45.9)5952 (11.7)
 Trade and transportation126 (20.3)84 (22.4)42 (17.0)37 506 (21.3)28 484 (22.8)9022 (17.7)
 Financial, administrative, and clerical71 (11.4)42 (11.2)29 (11.7)16 415 (9.3)11 320 (9.1)5095 (10.0)
 Health and education151 (24.3)41 (10.9)110 (44.5)32 461 (18.5)11 429 (9.1)21 032 (41.3)
 Other47 (7.6)15 (4.0)32 (13.0)14 571 (8.3)6361 (5.1)8210 (16.1)
 Unknown40 (6.4)33 (8.8)7 (2.8)11 561 (6.6)9991 (8.0)1570 (3.1)
Accident-related injury
 Any injury498 (80.1)309 (82.4)189 (76.5)142 655 (81.1)102 560 (82.1)40 095 (78.8)
  Superficial462 (74.3)284 (75.7)178 (72.1)129 984 (74.0)93 299 (74.7)36 685 (72.1)
  Severe36 (5.8)25 (6.7)11 (4.4)12 671 (7.2)9261 (7.4)3410 (6.7)
 Death within 30 d from OA0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)36 (<0.1)34 (<0.1)<3 (<0.1)§
  • OA indicates occupational accident.

  • * Data are expressed as n (%) unless otherwise indicated.

  • Superficial injury defined as superficial lesion, wound, or sprain.

  • Severe injury defined as fracture, traumatic amputation, crush lesion, internal lesion, or internal bleeding.

  • § According to the Danish Data Protection Agency, numbers of <3 must not be reported.