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


COC - Census Occupation Code    n.e.c. - not elsewhere classified    LCL - lower confidence limit    UCL - upper confidence limit


The total number of deaths with silicosis reported 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.

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


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

Reference Number: 2008-179

Date Posted: June 2008