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68 Injury related death of production worker in Shenzhen from 2007–2011
  1. X J Liu1,
  2. Wu2,
  3. Fu2,
  4. Wang2,
  5. Cheng2
  1. 1Shenzhen, China
  2. 2Shenzhen Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Shenzhen, China


Objectives There are many production workers in Shenzhen, a city of immigrants, which is a public problem, should be concerned. This study aimed to explore the nature of injury related death of production worker, and provided basic interventional measures.

Methods The data were collected from the Death Surveillance System in China from 2007 Jun 1st to 2011 Dec 31st. The cause of injury related death was coded from V01 to Y98, and the occupation was production worker. The data were analysed by SPSS 15.0.

Results 517 deaths of production worker due to injury were indentified from 2007–2011 in Shenzhen. There were 437 male workers (84.5%), and 80 female workers (15.5%). The average age was 34.72. The first five cause of injury death was W17, V03, V09, W20, and V02 (ICD-10, fall and traffic injury), accounted for 15.7%, 11.6%, 10.6%, 7.9% and 3.9%, respectively. The distribution of injury cause in different district was significant different (p<0.05).

Conclusions Production worker is a dangerous job. More effective measures should be taken to prevent fall and traffic injury for production worker. The aim population is the young male worker in special district.

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