Epidemiology of lifetime work-related eye injuries in the U.S. population associated with one or more lost days of work.

@article{Forrest2009EpidemiologyOL,
  title={Epidemiology of lifetime work-related eye injuries in the U.S. population associated with one or more lost days of work.},
  author={Kimberly Y-Z Forrest and Joseph M Cali},
  journal={Ophthalmic epidemiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={156-62}
}
PURPOSE Eye injuries are one of the most common types of work-related injuries. This study examined the lifetime prevalence rate of eye injuries at work and associated factors in the general population of the United States. METHODS The data from the 2002 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) were analyzed for individuals aged 18 years or older (n = 28,913). Lifetime prevalence rates of work-related eye injuries were determined by different factors, calculated as the percentage of the… CONTINUE READING

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