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Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis: Number of deaths by sex, race, age group, and median age at death, U.S. residents age 15 and over, 2001–2010

YearNumber of DeathsUnderlying Cause (%)SexRaceAgeMedian Age (yrs)
MaleFemaleWhiteBlackOther15–2425–3435–4445–5455–6465–7475–8485+
2001    889 41.4    878   11    865   23   1   2   –   8   19   41    159    374    286 81
2002    858 41.3    847   11    837   20   1   1   3   5   18   43    124    370    294 81
2003    773 41.1    765    8    746   26   1   1   3   4   19   48    109    341    248 81
2004    703 41.5    691   12    682   19   2   –   4  10   24   34    101    270    260 81
2005    653 41.3    638   15    636   15   2   3   3  10   27   47     76    259    228 81
2006    654 40.7    641   13    631   23   –   2   3  12   26   40    105    248    218 81
2007    525 40.0    519    6    507   17   1   2   3   7   21   32     82    193    185 81
2008    471 39.1    454   17    460   10   1   –   2   7   22   43     85    160    152 81
2009    480 42.9    462   18    463   16   1   2   3  10   30   40     87    152    156 80
2010    486 43.8    468   18    462   19   5   1   3   6   39   53     77    166    141 79
2001–2010 6,492 41.3 6,363 129 6,289 188 15 14 27 79 245 421 1,005 2,533 2,168 81

– indicates no deaths.

Note:

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.

Citation:

NIOSH 2014. Work-Related Lung Disease Surveillance System (eWoRLD). 2014-760 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/760> September 29, 2016.

Reference Number: 2014-760

Date Posted: September 2014

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