Table 1

Incidence of occupational diseases in the Italian agricultural sector

Diagnosis (ICD-10)Incidence in 2017
per 100 000
Trends over time, 2004–2017 period
14 years
Occupational diseases (n)IRR95% CI
Total129590 0401.161.14 to 1.19
Musculoskeletal disorders96165 9351.261.22 to 1.31
Lumbar disc herniation413
Shoulder disorders325
Noise-induced hearing loss8467371.071.01 to 1.12
Skin diseases44901.170.96 to 1.42
Respiratory diseases1927521.010.94 to 1.08
Asthma9
Cancer118021.150.97 to 1.37
  • IRR is the annual change in incidence from 2004 to 2017 assuming a linear trend.

  • ICD-10, International Classification of Diseases; IRR, incidence rate ratio.