Table 2

Management and types of occupational exposure to HIV in the past 12 months by hospital (nā€‰=ā€‰401)
Tumbi hospital (%) Dodoma hospital (%) All (%)
Occupational injury
Needle stick (used needle) 64 (37.4)* 41 (17.8) 105 (26.2)
Blood stained sharp objects 64 (37.4)* 37 (16.1) 101 (25.2)
Blood or body fluid splash 81 (47.4)* 73 (31.7) 154 (38.4)
Blood or body fluid contact with ulcerated or abraded skin 63 (36.8)* 38 (16.5) 101 (25.2)
Human bite 45 (26.3)* 21 (9.1) 66 (16.5)
At least one occupational injury 98 (57.3)* 94 (40.9) 192 (47.9)
Managing occupational exposure
Good practice 118 (69.0) 158 (68.7) 276 (68.8)

*p < 0.001.

Mashoto et al.

Mashoto et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:276   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-276

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