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Table 1 Cases of occupational exposure, number of HCWs at risk, HIV status and use of PEP at Dodoma Hospital

From: Estimated risk of HIV acquisition and practice for preventing occupational exposure: a study of healthcare workers at Tumbi and Dodoma Hospitals, Tanzania

  2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Type of exposure       
Needle stick injuries 1 2 4 4 11 8
Sharp object/equipment injuries ND ND 2 ND 2 ND
Blood or body fluid splashes ND ND ND 1 ND 1
Number of HCW at risk ND ND ND 345 372 391
HIV status and use of PEP       
Exposed HCW tested for HIV 1 2 6 5 13 9
Exposed HCWs who received PEP 1 2 6 5 13 9
Exposed HCWs who tested after PEP ND ND ND ND ND ND
Exposed HCWs who seroconvert ND ND ND ND ND ND
  1. ND No data.