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Table 1 Number and percentage of reported needlestick injuries in 2007 and 2009 within different professional groups

From: Reduction of needlestick injuries in healthcare personnel at a university hospital using safety devices

  NSIs 2007 N (%) NSIs 2009 N (%) p-value
nurses 162 (36.2%) 127 (36.3%) 0.008
medical doctors 151 (33.7%) 114 (32.6%) 0.003
students 72 (16.1%) 65 (18.6%) 0.300
laboratory 16 (3.6%) 9 (2.6 %) 0.145
others 47 (10.5%) 32 (9.1%) 0.025
total 448 (100%) 350 (100%)