Table 2

Annual number and average incidence rate (95 % CI) per 10 000 employees, and percentage change and 95% CI of recognised and suspected occupational diseases in Finland for 2005–2013

Occupational diseaseRecognised ODs (2005–2013)Suspected ODs (2005–2013)
Number of casesAnnual average incidence rate (95% CI) per 10 000 employeesAnnual average percentage change in incidence (95% CIs)Number of casesAnnual average incidence rate
(95% CI) per
10 000 employees
Annual average percentage change in incidence (95% CIs)
Hearing loss82994.0 (3.2 to 4.8)−8.1 (−8.7 to − 7.5)45422.2 (2.0 to 2.4)1.2 (0.9 to 1.5)
Repetitive strain injuries30931.5 (1.1 to 1.9)−11.1 (−12.2 to − 10.0)46482.2 (1.6 to 2.9)−13.2 (−14.2 to − 12.2)
Allergic respiratory diseases18960.9 (0.7 to 1.1)−7.8 (−9.0 to − 6.6)65563.1 (2.8 to 3.5)2.8 (2.4 to 3.2)
Skin diseases42952.1 (1.7 to 2.4)−6.5 (−7.2 to − 5.8)59882.9 (2.7 to 3.0)−0.1 (−0.2, to − 0.02)
Asbestos-induced diseases53302.5 (2.4 to 2.7)−1.7 (−2.0 to − 1.4)16400.8 (0.7 to 0.9)0.0 (0 to 0)
Others15300.7 (0.5 to 0.9)−11.1 (−12.7 to − 9.5)47522.3 (1.6 to 2.9)−7.9 (−8.7 to − 7.1)