Table 3

Risk of work injuries in Danish and migrant workers based on nationality

IRR95% CIIRR95% CI
AllCrudeAdjusted*
Danish1.001.00
Old EU and Western0.93(0.87 to 1.00)0.90(0.85 to 0.97)
New EU1.08(0.98 to 1.18)1.13(1.02 to 1.24)
Other1.57(1.50 to 1.65)1.56(1.48 to 1.64)
Age stratifications≤30 years>30 years
IRR95% CIIRR95% CI
Adjusted*Adjusted*
Danish1.001.00
Old EU and Western0.67(0.58 to 0.77)1.02(0.94 to 1.10)
New EU0.74(0.65 to 0.86)1.49(1.32 to 1.68)
Other1.12(1.04 to 1.21)1.86(1.74 to 1.98)
Sector stratificationsHigh riskLow risk
IRR95% CIIRR95% CI
Adjusted*Adjusted*
Danish1.001.00
Old EU and Western1.15(0.98 to 1.34)0.89(0.83 to 0.96)
New EU0.56(0.46 to 0.68)1.45(1.30 to 1.61)
Other0.87(0.76 to 0.99)1.78(1.69 to 1.88)
Combined stratificationsAge ≤30 years and high risk†Age >30 years and high risk†Age ≤30 years and low riskAge >30 years and low risk
IRR95% CIIRR95% CIIRR95% CIIRR95% CI
Adjusted*Adjusted*Adjusted*Adjusted*
Danish1.001.001.001.00
Old EU and Western0.96(0.69 to 1.34)1.28(1.07 to 1.53)0.66(0.56 to 0.77)1.00(0.92 to 1.08)
New EU0.36(0.28 to 0.47)0.74(0.55 to 0.99)1.00(0.85 to 1.18)1.81(1.58 to 2.07)
Other0.48(0.39 to 0.58)1.38(1.14 to 1.67)1.42(1.31 to 1.54)1.98(1.85 to 2.13)
  • *Adjusted for sex and calendar years of injury.

  • †High-risk sectors were construction, transportation and agriculture.

  • EU, European Union; IRR, incidence rate ratio.