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Table 2 Single factor analysis of factors associated with the occurrence of sharp injuries (N = 901)

From: Sharp injuries: a cross-sectional study among health care workers in a provincial teaching hospital in China

Variables Number (N = 901) Sharp injuries χ2 P value
Number Incidence (%)
Gender Male 227 53 23.3 2.65 0.103
Female 674 195 28.9   
Seniority < 5 years 393 135 34.4 17.97 0.000
5~20 years 379 90 23.7   
> 20 years 129 23 17.8   
Job category Doctor 301 61 19.9 11.94 0.001
Nurse 600 187 31.2   
Title Primary 520 173 33.3 21.23 0.000
Intermediate 268 49 18.3   
Professor 113 26 23.0   
Education Junior college 363 128 35.3 18.24 0.000
Bachelor 341 76 22.3   
Master 197 44 22.3   
Department Surgery Dept. 371 125 33.7 25.55 0.000
Internal medicine 311 60 19.3   
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 15 42.9   
Emergency Dept. 72 19 26.4   
Infection Dept. 25 10 40.0   
Operation Room 73 15 20.5   
Sterile supply room 14 4 28.6   
Training programs Seldom 513 172 33.3 21.52 0.000
Often 388 76 19.6