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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Proportionate mortality ratio (PMR) adjusted for age, sex, and race by NORA industrial sector, U.S. residents age 15 and over, selected states, 1999

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Proportionate mortality ratio (PMR) adjusted for age, sex, and race by NORA industrial sector, U.S. residents age 15 and over, selected states, 1999

NORA - National Occupational Research Agenda    LCL - lower confidence limit    UCL - upper confidence limit
* The comparable number of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease deaths in the entire United States for this same time period was 245,415.
† indicates that no industry (as defined by 3-digit Census Industry Code) within the specified sector was associated with a significantly elevated PMR based on at least five deaths with this condition in the specified time period.

Note:

See Appendix for information about data sources, methods, ICD codes, industrial sector groupings, and limitations.

Source:

Mortality multiple cause-of-death data from National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System.

Citation:

NIOSH 2008. Work-Related Lung Disease Surveillance System (eWoRLD). 2008-636 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/636> December 9, 2016.

Reference Number: 2008-636

Date Posted: June 2008

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