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ID (ISN) del documento109237
Número CIS 09-82
ISSN - Título de la serie 1076-2752 - Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Año 2008
Número de serie
Autor(es) Friedman L.S., Forst L.
Título Ethnic disparities in traumatic occupational injury
Información bibliográfica Mar. 2008, Vol.50, No.3, p.350-358. 32 ref.
Resumen Workers of different ethnicities differ in patterns of employment and occupational risks. This study used the Illinois Trauma Registry to evaluate ethnic disparities among the occupational injuries occurring in the State between 1997 and 2003. Factors analyzed included incidence, severity, cause and place of injury, disability and in-hospital mortality. The incidence rates among Hispanics were more than twice than whites, however, their risk of severe injury less than half. Among African-American workers, the incidence and severity of injuries were lower than whites. Machinery was the primary cause of injury among Hispanics. Finally, African-Americans were found to be disproportionately injured in road accidents, homicides and assaults.
Descriptores (primarios) diferencias por raza; Estados Unidos; accidentes de trabajo
Descriptores (secundarios) maquinas; lesiones corporales; tasas de gravedad; violencia; tasas de frecuencia; casos mortales
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaEstados Unidos
Tema(s) Patología profesional
Broad subject area(s) Industrias y ocupaciones
Navegación por categoria(s) Violence and terrorism