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Asbestosis: Proportionate mortality ratio (PMR) adjusted for age, sex, and race by usual occupation, U.S. residents age 15 and over, selected states and years, 1990-1999

Asbestosis: Proportionate mortality ratio (PMR) adjusted for age, sex, and race by usual occupation, U.S. residents age 15 and over, selected states and years, 1990-1999

COC - Census Occupation Code    n.e.c. - not elsewhere classified    LCL - lower confidence limit    UCL - upper confidence limit

Note:

The total number of deaths with asbestosis reported was 2,859 in these same selected states and years, and the comparable number of asbestosis deaths in the entire United States for this same time period was 10,914.

See Appendix for information about data sources, methods, ICD codes, occupation codes, and limitations.

Source:

Mortality multiple cause-of-death data from National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System.

Citation:

NIOSH 2008. Work-Related Lung Disease Surveillance System (eWoRLD). 2008-290 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Respiratory Health Division, Morgantown, WV. Available at: <http://wwwn.cdc.gov/eworld/Data/290> September 30, 2016.

Reference Number: 2008-290

Date Posted: June 2008

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