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Silicosis: Number of cases by ascertainment source—Michigan and New Jersey, 1993–2010

SourceMichiganNew JerseyTotal
NumberPercentNumberPercentNumberPercent
Healthcare professional report1 138   21.1    4     1.7 142   16.1
Hospital data2 469   71.7 216   93.9 685   77.5
Death certificate data   11     1.7    5     2.2   16     1.8
Workers' compensation   36     5.5    2     0.9   38     4.3
Other3    –       –    3     1.3    3     0.3
TOTAL 654 100.0 230 100.0 884 100.0

– indicates no cases ascertained.
1 Healthcare professional report includes a physician report to a health department and/or a report from other health care provider or clinic.
2 Hospital data includes hospital discharge data and/or emergency department visit data.
3 Cases have been identified through other reporting sources (e.g., a NIOSH Health Hazard Evaluation).

Note:

Percentages may not sum to 100% due to rounding.

Hospital data may include ascertainment through reporting by hospital of inpatient hospitalization and ascertainment by hospital record review.

See Appendix for information about data sources and methods.

Source:

Surveillance data as of January 2014, reported by K Rosenman, MJ Reilly, and M Yoder (Michigan); M Lumia and K Worthington (New Jersey).

Reference Number: 2014T03-12a

Date Posted: November 2014

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