Epidemiologic study on work-related eye injuries in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

@article{Ho2007EpidemiologicSO,
  title={Epidemiologic study on work-related eye injuries in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.},
  author={Chi-kung Ho and Ya-Lin Yen and Cheng-Hsien Chang and Hung-Che Chiang and Ying-ying Shen and Po-Ya Chang},
  journal={The Kaohsiung journal of medical sciences},
  year={2007},
  volume={23 9},
  pages={463-9}
}
To describe the epidemiologic features of work-related eye injuries in Kaohsiung, a hospital-based study was performed. Four hundred and eighty-six patients who were treated at emergency service or were admitted to the ophthalmology ward over a 4-year period were reviewed. Among these, 38.9% of eye injuries in the study were work-related. Male workers had a 3.99 higher odds ratio (OR) than females to suffer from eye injuries (95% confidence interval [CI], 1.99-8.04). Most of the work-related… CONTINUE READING