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Table 2 Injury incidents by occupation type and PPE use: New Jersey Safe Schools surveillance data (12/1998 through 12/2013)

From: Injury surveillance and associations with socioeconomic status indicators among youth/young workers in New Jersey secondary schools

    03/2003-08/2008 9/2008-10/2013
PPE usage   Overall injury reports 2003–2013 (N = 393) High SES Low SES   High SES Low SES  
    Hazardous Non-hazardous Hazardous Non-hazardous Sum Hazardous Non-hazardous Hazardous Non-hazardous Sum
Yes N 214 71 49 3 0 123 62 24 2 3 91
(%) 54.0 76.3 59.8 60.0 0.0   61.4 25.0 50.0 50.0  
  Within Time Period (%) 57.7 39.8 2.4 0 100.0 68.1 26.4 2.2 3.3 100.0
No N 179 22 33 2 6 63 39 72 2 3 116
(%) 46.0 23.7 40.2 40.0 100.0   38.6 75.0 50.0 50.0  
  Within Time Period (%) 34.9 52.4 3.2 9.5 100.0 33.6 62.1 1.7 2.6 100.0
  1. Note: Totals include injury reports indicating both use of PPE and a career cluster
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