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Unspecified and other pneumoconioses: 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    267 38.2    256 11    250  17  –  1  9   6  58 101  92 81
2002    257 44.0    243 14    237  19  1  –  3  17  52 106  79 80
2003    233 40.3    225  8    226   4  3  2  4  18  38 100  71 80
2004    212 46.2    208  4    201  11  –  1  4  11  51  82  63 79
2005    216 45.8    204 12    201  15  –  1  7  27  45  65  71 79
2006    213 40.8    200 13    199  12  2  3  9  21  28  72  80 81
2007    160 45.0    156  4    153   7  – 1  –  4  12  27  71  45 81
2008    218 45.4    210  8    209   6  3  –  3  18  51  74  72 81
2009    160 45.0    157  3    150   5  5  2  2  16  35  56  49 79
2010    146 46.6    143  3    136   6  4  –  2  17  35  59  33 79
2001–2010 2,082 43.4 2,002 80 1,962 102 18 1 10 47 163 420 786 655 80

– 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). 2014-780 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/780> October 1, 2016.

Reference Number: 2014-780

Date Posted: September 2014

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