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Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis: Death rates (per million population) by race and sex, U.S. residents age 15 and over, 2001–2010

Crude Death Rate
YearWhiteBlackOtherOverall
MaleFemaleMaleFemaleMaleFemale
2001 9.42 0.12 1.82     – 0.17 3.96
2002 9.03 0.10 1.48 0.07 0.17 3.78
2003 8.00 0.07 1.92 0.07 0.16 3.37
2004 7.18 0.11 1.35 0.07 0.32 3.03
2005 6.59 0.14 1.03 0.06 0.31 2.78
2006 6.49 0.12 1.59 0.06     – 2.75
2007 5.21 0.05 1.14 0.06 0.15 2.18
2008 4.57 0.15 0.56 0.12 0.14 1.94
2009 4.56 0.16 0.96 0.12 0.14 1.96
2010 4.50 0.17 1.21 0.06 0.68 1.97
2001–2010 6.47 0.12 1.28 0.07 0.22 2.73
Age-Adjusted Death Rate
YearWhiteBlackOtherOverall
MaleFemaleMaleFemaleMaleFemale
2001 11.63 0.11 4.11     – 0.17 4.01
2002 11.07 0.10 3.19 0.08 0.38 3.80
2003   9.54 0.07 3.69 0.09 0.36 3.36
2004   8.54 0.09 3.06 0.06 0.33 3.00
2005   7.64 0.14 2.20 0.09 0.31 2.72
2006   7.41 0.10 2.59 0.06     – 2.69
2007   5.84 0.05 2.17 0.09 0.14 2.11
2008   4.99 0.13 1.25 0.13 0.14 1.85
2009   5.00 0.15 1.74 0.13 0.14 1.87
2010   4.73 0.15 2.23 0.06 0.90 1.85
2001–2010   7.37 0.11 2.50 0.08 0.29 2.66

– indicates no deaths.

Note:

The 2001–2007 crude and age-adjusted rates may be different than those previously reported.

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

Source:

Mortality multiple cause-of-death data from National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System. National population estimates from Bureau of the Census and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Citation:

NIOSH 2014. Work-Related Lung Disease Surveillance System (eWoRLD). 2014-761 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/761> October 1, 2016.

Reference Number: 2014-761

Date Posted: September 2014

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