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Table 3 Comparison of the results between Old and New Member States *

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)

  Member States  
Question New Old P value
  Yes/Total % Yes/Total %  
Are there additional institutions next to the national public health institutions where communicable diseases of seafarers are reported to? 3/10 30 1/11 9.1 0.31
Blood tests 9/10 90 3/11 27.3 0.005
Tuberculin tests 1/10 10 4/11 36.4 0.18
In your opinion are there any gaps in occupational health services focused in communicable diseases related to maritime occupation? 2/10 20 5/11 45.5 0.36