Table 1

Characteristics of the seafarers in the Danish Merchant Fleet, non-cases and cases in 2004–2014

Non-cases (%)Injuries (%)P value
n=71 935n=1401
Age group, years
 <3017 416 (24)434 (31)<0.001
 30–4941 449 (58)650 (46)
 ≥5013 070 (18)317 (23)
Sex
 Male69 892 (97)1357 (97)0.503
Occupation
 Engine officer2062 (3)55 (4)<0.001
 Deck officer28 055 (39)198 (14)
 Non-officer41 818 (58)1148 (82)
Nationality
 Danish24 913 (35)493 (35)0.642
 EU, non-Danish8958 (12)183 (13)
 Non-EU38 064 (53)725 (52)
  • EU indicates here the European Union and the member countries of the European Economic Area and Switzerland. Comparisons between non-cases and cases were done with χ2 tests.