General Exposures (NHIS-OHS) Charts
NHIS Occupational Health Supplement (NHIS-OHS), 2015
General Exposures charts are based on data from respondents to the 2015 NHIS Occupational Health Supplement (NHIS-OHS) that were employed in the week prior to interview. The NHIS is a survey that collects data on a broad range of health topics through personal household interviews. The NHIS is an annual survey that collects data on a broad range of health topics through personal household interviews. Supplemental questions specific to occupational health were included in 2015. These charts include workers’ responses to questions related to the following general occupational exposures: Frequent Lifting, Pushing, Pulling, or Bending; Frequent Standing or Walking; Workplace secondhand smoke (among Non-smokers). For results by industry or occupation group, you can choose between unadjusted prevalence rates or prevalence adjusted for age, sex, and race.