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Table 5 Severity of Work related injuries among small and medium scale industrial workers, in Bahir Dar town, Northwest Ethiopia, May 2013

From: Prevalence and determinants of work related injuries among small and medium scale industry workers in Bahir Dar Town, north west Ethiopia

Severity of injury SSI (n=118) N(%) MSI(n=218) N (%) Total (n=336) N (%) X 2
Fatal( death) 0(0) 2(0.9) 2(0.6) 13.0*
Major/hospitalization 28(23.7) 43(19.7) 71(21)  
Absent from work >3 days 37(31.4%) 161(73.9) 198(59)  
Total 65(55.1) 206 (94.5) 271(80.7)  
  1. *indicates significant differences.