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All 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  2,747 40.4  2,674  73  2,585   148  14  2  –  11  47    194    632  1,195    666 78
2002  2,720 40.3  2,633  87  2,572   137  11  1  3  10  41    186    599  1,214    666 79
2003  2,639 41.8  2,546  93  2,488   134  17  2  4  15  46    184    544  1,180    664 79
2004  2,531 40.1  2,454  77  2,372   149  10  –  4  14  49    175    501  1,110    678 80
2005  2,430 40.5  2,337  93  2,294   122  14  3  3  14  57    175    469  1,051    658 80
2006  2,312 39.3  2,226  86  2,190   108  14  4  3  20  52    153    453     983    644 80
2007  2,194 41.0  2,119  75  2,079   107   8  2  5   7  38    131    428     942    641 80
2008  2,160 41.3  2,070  90  2,055    93  12  –  3   8  43    150    407     888    661 81
2009  1,998 41.6  1,915  83  1,888    91  19  2  4  13  44    123    402     815    595 81
2010  2,037 40.4  1,961  76  1,940    81  16  1  3   7  57    129    383      848    609 81
2001–2010 23,768 40.7 22,935 833 22,463 1,170 135 17 32 119 474 1,600 4,818 10,226 6,482 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). 2014-789 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/789> December 6, 2016.

Reference Number: 2014-789

Date Posted: September 2014

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