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Byssinosis: Proportionate mortality ratio (PMR) adjusted for age, sex, and race by NORA industrial sector, U.S. residents age 15 and over, selected states and years, 1990-1999

Data

NORA - National Occupational Research Agenda    LCL - lower confidence limit    UCL - upper confidence limit
-indicates no PMR was calculated because there were fewer than 5 deaths.
* The comparable number of byssinosis deaths in the entire United States for this same time period was 125.
† indicates that no industry (as defined by 3-digit Census Industry Code) within the specified sector was associated with a significantly elevated PMR based on at least five deaths with this condition in the specified time period.
§ indicates that, for decedents whose industry was within the specified sector, no occupation (as defined by 3-digit Census Occupation Code) was associated with a significantly elevated PMR based on at least 5 deaths with this condition in the specified time period.

Note:

See Appendix for information about data sources, methods, ICD codes, industrial sector groupings, and limitations.

Source:

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

Reference Number: 2008-130

Date Posted: June 2008

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