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Table 2 Analysis of the results by priority group

From: Occupational health legislation and practices related to seafarers on passenger ships focused on communicable diseases: results from a European cross-sectional study (EU SHIPSAN PROJECT)

  Priority groups  
Question (A+B) (C+D) p value
  Yes/Total % Yes/Total %  
Is there any specific national legislation or regulation or guidelines related to occupational health of seafarers except for that of EU or of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) or of the International Labour Organization (ILO)? 8/13 61.5% 3/8 37.5 0.26
Are the surveillance of communicable diseases data related to seafarers collected and centrally analysed? 3/13 23% 0/8 0 0.25
Is there any specific national legislation or regulations or guidelines related to vaccination of seafarers? 3/13 23% 0/8 0 0.25
Dental check 10/13 76.9% 3/8 37.5 0.08
Blood tests 6/13 46.2% 6/8 75 0.20
Tuberculin tests 4/13 30.8% 1/8 12.5 0.34
In your opinion are there any gaps in occupational health services focused in communicable diseases related to maritime occupation? 6/13 46.2% 1/8 12.5 0.17