Table 3

 Regression models with adjusted* rate ratios (95% CIs) for first-time claim rates by injury event and job tenure

Total claimsRelative risk of injury by job tenure category
1 month2 months3–4 months5–8 months9–12 months13+ months
*Adjusted for age, sex, industry, and occupation.
Contact with objects or equipment130745.562.832.422.071.861.00
(4.67–6.63)(2.36–3.38)(2.04–2.87)(1.76–2.45)(1.56–2.21)
Falls61866.362.972.632.041.911.00
(5.44–7.42)(2.25–3.50)(2.26–3.05)(1.76–2.36)(1.64–2.23)
Bodily reaction or exertion140672.931.731.601.561.701.00
(2.48–3.46)(1.47–2.05)(1.37–1.87)(1.34–1.81)(1.46–1.98)
Repetative motions22521.581.081.171.301.431.00
(1.12–2.23)(0.78–1.51)(0.89–1.54)(1.02–1.66)(1.10–1.84)
Exposure to harmful substances/environments21165.282.392.091.881.451.00
(4.16–6.69)(1.86–3.08)(1.66–2.63)(1.51–2.33)(1.13–1.85)
Other events or exposures14184.992.302.052.071.501.00
(3.89–6.39)(1.75–3.02)(1.63–2.59)(1.69–2.55)(1.17–1.93)