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


NORA - National Occupational Research Agenda    CIC - Census Industry Code    COC - Census Occupation Code    n.e.c. - not elsewhere classified    LCL - lower confidence limit    UCL - upper confidence limit
* The total number of silicosis deaths was 881 in these same selected states and years, and the comparable number of silicosis deaths in the entire United States for this same time period was 2,407.

Note: See selected limitations for general cautions regarding inferences based on small numbers of deaths, and see appendices for source description, methods, ICD codes, industry and occupation codes, industrial sector groupings, and list of selected states and years.

Source: National Center for Health Statistics multiple cause-of-death data.

Reference Number: 2008-231

Date Posted: June 2008