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Table 3 Procedures workers adopted in case of an injury

From: Needlestick and sharps injuries among housekeeping workers in hospitals of Shiraz, Iran

List of precautions workers took Government Private Total
Report to supervisors 4 (8.3) 4 (9.1) 8 (8.7)
Wash injury site with soap and betadine 1 (2.1) - 1 (1.1)
Visit doctor and do some tests 4 (8.3) - 4 (4.3)
Report to superisors, visit doctors and do some tests 21 (43.8) 14 (31.8) 35 (38.0)
Report to superisors, visit doctors, do some tests and press injury site 7 (14.6) 25 (56.8) 32 (34.8)
Report to superisors, visit doctors, do some tests and inject vaccine 8 (16.7) 1 (2.3) 9 (9.8)
All 3 (6.3) - 3 (3.39)
Total 48 (100) 44 (100) 92 (100)
  1. Figures in parentheses are percentages.