Malignant mesothelioma: Counties with highest age-adjusted death rates (per million population), U.S. residents age 15 and over, 2000-2004
Only counties with at least 5 deaths from the disease of interest are included.
See Appendix for information about data sources, methods, ICD codes, and limitations.
Mortality multiple cause-of-death data from National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System. Population estimates from U.S. Census Bureau.
NIOSH 2008. Work-Related Lung Disease Surveillance System (eWoRLD). 2008-286 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: <https://wwwn.cdc.gov/eWorld/Data/286> September 23, 2023.
Reference Number: 2008-286
Date Posted: June 2008