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Statistical data on the occupational diseases

Table 1. Occupational diseases in Poland, 2000–2010

Year
Number of cases
Rate per 100 000 paid employees

total

males

females

total

males

females

2000

7339

3965

3374

73,9

77,0

70,3

2001

6007

3516

2491

63,2

72,1

53,8

2002

4915

2972

1943

53,6

63,5

43,3

2003

4365

2654

1711

46,6

54,5

38,0

2004

3790

2306

1484

41,0

47,7

33,6

2005

3249

2021

1228

34,8

40,9

27,8

2006

3129

1855

1274

32,8

36,8

28,3

2007

3285

1889

1396

33,5

36,3

30,3

2008

3546

2075

1471

34,7

38,4

30,6

2009

3146

1906

1240

29,9

34,1

25,1

2010

2933

1990

943

28,3

36,4

19,2

Source: N. Szeszenia-Dąbrowska, U. Wilczyńska, W. Sobala, Occupational diseases in Poland in 2010, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Lodz, Poland (in Polish)

 

Table 2. Occupational diseases in Poland in 2010, by nosologic units

Occupational diseases Number
of cases
Rate per 100 000
paid employees

Total

2933

28,3

1

Acute and chronic intoxications and their sequels

14

0,1

2

Metallic fever

2

0,0

3

Pneumoconioses

790

7,6

4

Diseases of pleura or pericardium induced by asbestos dust

36

0,3

5

Chronic obstructive bronchitis

16

0,2

6

Bronchial astma

44

0,4

7

Extrinsic allergic alveolitis

8

0,1

8

Acute general allergic reactions

1

0,0

9

Byssinosis

0

10

Berylliosis

0

11

Lung diseases induced by hard metals dust

2

0,0

12

Allergic rhinitis

36

0,3

13

Oedematous laryngitis induced by allergy

0

14

Nasal septum perforation

1

0,0

15

Chronic voice disorders

321

3,1

16

Diseases caused by ionizing radiation

1

0,0

17

Malignant neoplasms

100

1,0

18

Skin diseases

110

1,1

19

Chronic diseases of locomotor system

131

1,3

20

Chronic diseases of peripheral nervous system

194

1,9

21

Hearing loss

331

3,2

22

Vibration syndrome

58

0,6

23

Diseases induced by work under increased atmospheric pressure

1

0,0

24

Diseases induced by high or low temperature of environment

0

25

Diseases of visual system

7

0,1

26

Infectious and parasitic diseases and their sequels

729

7,0

 

 

 

 

Source: N. Szeszenia-Dąbrowska, U. Wilczyńska, W. Sobala, Occupational diseases in Poland in 2010, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Lodz, Poland (in Polish)

Table 3. Occupational diseases in Poland in 2010 by NACE sections
Section

Number
of cases

Rate per 100 000
paid employees – total

Total

2933

28,3

A

Agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing

567

418,5*

B

Mining and quarrying

671

368,2

C

Manufacturing

799

35,3

D

Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply

18

12,0

E

Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities

7

5,3

F

Construction

135

18,8

G

Trade; repair of motor vehicles

38

2,2

H

Transportation and storage

33

5,6

I

Accommodation and catering

9

4,4

J

Information and communication

2

1,0

K

Financial and insurance activities

5

1,8

L

Real estate activities

3

1,8

M

Professional, scientific and technical activities

16

4,6

N

Administrative and support service activities

6

1,8

O

Public administration and defence; compulsory social security

25

2,6

P

Education

328

31,3

Q

Human Health and social work activities

220

32,9

R

Arts, entertainment and recreation

20

14,7

S

Other service activities

28

24,3

 

Enterprise division abroad

3

x

*Such a high value of the coefficient is the effect of the definition of employment accepted in statistics, and its specifity in agriculture. In the case of this economy section the factor counted with reference to employers is more reliable and equals 26.7

x No data on number of paid employees

Source: N. Szeszenia-Dąbrowska, U. Wilczyńska, W. Sobala, Occupational diseases in Poland in 2010, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Lodz, Poland (in Polish)

 

Table 4. Occupational diseases by voivodships, Poland 2010

Voivodship

Number
of cases

Rate per 100 000
paid employees

Poland

2933

28,3

1

Dolnośląskie

209

26,8

2

Kujawsko-pomorskie

151

32,5

3

Lubelskie

118

29,7

4

Lubuskie

50

22,2

5

Łódzkie

60

10,0

6

Małopolskie

312

38,8

7

Mazowieckie

216

9,7

8

Opolskie

43

20,7

9

Podkarpackie

51

12,1

10

Podlaskie

113

52,0

11

Pomorskie

142

25,3

12

Śląskie

1005

79,7

13

Świętokrzyskie

80

32,4

14

Warmińsko-mazurskie

82

29,4

15

Wielkopolskie

153

15,6

16

Zachodniopomorskie

145

39,6

 

Enterprise division abroad

3

x

x – No data on number of paid employees

Source: N. Szeszenia-Dąbrowska, U. Wilczyńska, W. Sobala, Occupational diseases in Poland in 2010, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Lodz, Poland (in Polish)






Spatial distribution of the incidence rate of pneumoconioses, Poland, 2010





Spatial distribution of the incidence rate of infectious and parasitic diseases, Poland, 2010





Spatial distribution of the incidence rate of infectious and parasitic diseases
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Spatial distribution of the incidence rate of chronic voice disorders
among education workers, Poland, 2010.

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