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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, 2005–2014

YearNumber of DeathsUnderlying Cause (%)SexRaceAge (yrs)Median Age (yrs)
MaleFemaleWhiteBlackOther15–2425–3435–4445–5455–6465–7475–8485+
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
2011 1,898 39.8 1,817 81 1,789 92 17 6 10 42 123 341 773 603 81
2012 1,860 40.9 1,777 83 1,777 66 17 1 6 2 21 125 360 671 674 81
2013 1,867 41.9 1,789 78 1,777 71 19 3 3 12 26 102 374 691 656 81
2014 1,793 40.2 1,725 68 1,700 71 22 3 3 33 126 331 691 606 81
2005–2014 20,549 40.7 19,736 813 19,489 902 158 16 39 96 413 1,337 3,948 8,353 6,347 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 2017. Work-Related Lung Disease Surveillance System (eWoRLD). 2017-896 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/896> May 26, 2017.

Reference Number: 2017-896

Date Posted: May 2017

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