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All pneumoconioses: Death rates (per million population) by race and sex, U.S. residents age 15 and over, 2005–2014

Crude Death Rate
YearWhiteBlackOtherOverall
MaleFemaleMaleFemaleMaleFemale
2005 23.54 0.88 8.41 0.45 2.07 10.34
2006 22.28 0.81 7.37 0.31 1.85 0.13 9.72
2007 21.07 0.66 6.95 0.49 0.96 0.13 9.12
2008 20.47 0.84 5.99 0.36 1.59 8.88
2009 18.68 0.74 5.62 0.48 2.44 8.13
2010 19.12 0.70 5.06 0.29 1.99 8.21
2011 17.45 0.70 5.43 0.52 1.93 0.11 7.58
2012 17.13 0.75 3.92 0.28 1.87 0.11 7.35
2013 17.05 0.71 4.30 0.17 1.93 0.21 7.31
2014 16.31 0.57 3.99 0.39 2.20 0.20 6.96
2005–2014 19.18 0.73 5.58 0.37 1.87 0.09 8.28
Age-Adjusted Death Rate
YearWhiteBlackOtherOverall
MaleFemaleMaleFemaleMaleFemale
2005 27.32 0.72 17.03 0.58 4.16 10.40
2006 25.62 0.67 13.40 0.34 3.85 0.22 9.75
2007 23.94 0.53 14.03 0.64 1.62 0.21 9.10
2008 22.88 0.66 12.31 0.43 3.11 8.77
2009 20.60 0.59 10.55 0.52 4.87 8.00
2010 20.77 0.55 9.53 0.36 3.42 8.00
2011 18.70 0.55 11.12 0.58 3.74 0.13 7.31
2012 17.90 0.55 7.84 0.29 3.48 0.15 6.89
2013 17.54 0.56 7.56 0.19 3.26 0.23 6.80
2014 16.43 0.43 6.41 0.41 3.98 0.25 6.39
2005–2014 20.84 0.58 10.64 0.43 3.60 0.13 8.06

– indicates no deaths.

Note:

The 2005–2014 crude and age-adjusted rates may be different than those previously reported.

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.

National population estimates from Bureau of the Census and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Citation:

NIOSH 2017. Work-Related Lung Disease Surveillance System (eWoRLD). 2017-904 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/904> May 30, 2017.

Reference Number: 2017-904

Date Posted: May 2017

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