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Table 4 Injury rates in intervention fire department 2004–2009 and 2010–2013, and change in median monthly injury rate between the two time periods

From: Efficacy of a proactive health and safety risk management system in the fire service

Task Intervention FD
  Pre-intervention (2004–2009) Post-intervention (2010–2013) Percent Change (95% CI) p- value
Total (injury per person-year) 0.23900 0.21300 −8.1 (−20.5, 6.3) 0.25
Firegrounda (injury per response) 0.00187 0.00162 −9.1 (−57.8, 95.8) 0.81
Patient Transporta (injury per response) 0.00037 0.00039 21.4 (−22.1, 89.4) 0.39
Exercise (injury per person-year) 0.07900 0.07800 −2.9 (− 25.5, 26.4) 0.83
  1. aNumber of response calls unavailable for 2004–2005, so pre-intervention consists of 2006–2009