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Byssinosis: 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 10 70.0  6  4 10 3  4  3 80
2002  9 77.8  5  4  9 2 1 1  3  2 78
2003  8 37.5  6  2  7 1 1 1  3  3 83
2004  8 12.5  4  4  7 1 1 1  2  4 84
2005  7 85.7  3  4  6 1 1 1  5  – 79
2006  7 28.6  7  –  6 1 1 2 1  2  1 67
2007  5 80.0  5  –  4 1 1 1 1  –  2 74
2008  2 100.0    1  1  1 1  2  – 83
2009  1     –  1  –  1 1  –  – 62
2010  1     –  1  –  1  1  – 81
2001–2010 58 55.2 39 19 52 6 1 4 8 8 22 15 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). 2014-776 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/776> December 4, 2016.

Reference Number: 2014-776

Date Posted: September 2014

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