Table 2

Incidence rate of spring cleaning related injuries in the years 2007 & 2008, Tehran

Age-Sex group

Population in the sample

Spring cleaning injuries

Incidence rate, per 1000 (95% CI)

Tehran population


All

Severe

All injuries

Severe injuries


All male

9,400

10

5

1.1 (0.5 - 2.0)

0.5 (0.2-1.2)

4,077,719

All Female

8,875

60

25

6.8 (0.5 - 8.7)

2.8 (1.8-4.2)

3,897,960

Male ≥ 18

7,446

8

5

1.1 (0.5 - 2.1)

0.7 (0.2-1.6)

3,083,404

Female ≥ 18

7,059

59

24

8.4 (6.6 - 10.8)

3.4 (2.2-5.1)

2,954,250


Total

18,275

70

30

3.8 (3.0 - 4.8)

1.6 (1.1-2.3)

7,975,679


Saadat and Karbakhsh BMC Public Health 2011 11:631   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-631

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