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Asbestosis: 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   1,454 37.9   1,412  42   1,357  85 12 1  14 124   377   675   263 77
2002   1,473 36.1   1,425  48   1,388  79  6  10 111   388   692   272 78
2003   1,471 39.8   1,407  64   1,379  81 11 5  16 105   352   690   303 78
2004   1,470 37.3   1,419  51   1,370  92  8  16 107   313   706   328 79
2005   1,423 37.7   1,366  57   1,339  75  9 1  15  92   316   669   330 79
2006   1,344 36.2   1,288  56   1,274  59 11  10  77   297   634   326 80
2007   1,401 38.5   1,344  57   1,325  70  6   8  67   288   649   389 80
2008   1,346 38.7   1,290  56   1,279  61  6   9  72   246   608   411 81
2009   1,262 38.7   1,204  58   1,192  58 12 1   8  56   250   574   373 81
2010   1,318 37.2   1,268  50   1,263  48  7   9  49   248   598   414 81
2001–2010 13,962 37.8 13,423 539 13,166 708 88 8 115 860 3,075 6,495 3,409 79

– 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). 2014-751 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/751> December 6, 2016.

Reference Number: 2014-751

Date Posted: September 2014

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