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Revista de la Asociación Española de Especialistas en Medicina del Trabajo

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FINOL MUNOZ, Alexander et al. Study of the mortality in workers of the National Institute of Sanitary Management (INGESA). Period 2000 to 2015. Rev Asoc Esp Espec Med Trab [online]. 2017, vol.26, n.2, pp.121-126. ISSN 1132-6255.


The daily work in the complex organizations of health that are the hospitals, has its own characteristics that distinguishes from other organizations, since people work 24 hours of 365 days of the year and for working with the health, the disease and the care. For such motives they are exposed to risks different from the rest of the population, which makes interesting the study of their general mortality. For that reason this study considers to describe the mortality and its most important characteristics in workers of the National Institute of Sanitary Management, in the period of 2000 to 2015.


Descriptive retrospective Study of the mortality in the workers of the INGESA in the period 2000 to 2015. The population were the deceased workers of the INGESA. As a support program has been used SPSS v21. The file consists of 8 variables, such as sex, age, professional category, reason of the death, date of the decease, among others.


There have being notified 18 dead, the average of age 51,67 years with standard deviation +/-10,91 years. 72,2 % were men. The professional category with major incident of mortality were doctors with 44,4 %, hospital porter and administrative staff 16,75 % respectively. The most frequent reason of death were neoplasias (44,4 %) followed by the ictus 22,2 % and suicides 11,1 %. The year with more deceases was 2014.


The suitable record of the mortality in the services of prevention of labor risks, allows to observe the predominant diseases and on the basis of this information to establish preventive measures adapted to control efficiently the public health of our workers.

Keywords : mortality; prevention; sanitary worker; neoplasias; cancer; hospital.

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