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Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis: 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 653 41.3 638 15 636 15 2 3 3 10 27 47 76 259 228 81
2006 654 40.7 641 13 631 23 2 3 12 26 40 105 248 218 81
2007 525 40.0 519 6 507 17 1 2 3 7 21 32 82 193 185 81
2008 471 39.1 454 17 460 10 1 2 7 22 43 85 160 152 81
2009 480 42.9 462 18 463 16 1 2 3 10 30 40 87 152 156 80
2010 486 43.8 468 18 462 19 5 1 3 6 39 53 77 166 141 79
2011 410 39.0 398 12 393 17 5 7 32 37 71 123 135 79
2012 399 39.6 382 17 383 15 1 1 5 2 14 51 90 107 129 79
2013 360 41.9 339 21 346 11 3 1 1 4 17 39 74 113 111 79
2014 363 42.7 347 16 337 20 6 3 1 22 47 88 106 96 76
2005–2014 4,801 41.1 4,648 153 4,618 163 20 12 31 66 250 429 835 1,627 1,551 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). 2017-891 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/891> September 25, 2017.

Reference Number: 2017-891

Date Posted: May 2017

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