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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, 2005–2014

YearNumber of DeathsUnderlying Cause (%)SexRaceAge (yrs)Median Age (yrs)
MaleFemaleWhiteBlackOther15–2425–3435–4445–5455–6465–7475–8485+
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
2011 5 20.0 4 1 5 1 1 3 87
2012 2 50.0 2 2 1 1 77
2013 1 1 1 1 24
2014 2 50.0 2 1 1 1 1 85
2005–2014 33 51.5 25 8 28 4 1 2 2 5 5 11 8 76

– 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). 2017-894 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/894> October 18, 2017.

Reference Number: 2017-894

Date Posted: May 2017

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