Silicosis: Estimated number of discharges from short-stay non-federal hospitals, 1970-2004
Note: Number of discharges has been rounded. The National Center for Health Statistics recommends that, in statistical comparisons, estimates of less than 5,000 not be used and that estimates of 5,000 to 10,000 be used with caution. See appendices for source
Source: National Center for Health Statistics National Hospital Discharge Survey.
NIOSH 2008. Work-Related Lung Disease Surveillance System (eWoRLD). 2008-497 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/497> May 25, 2017.
Reference Number: 2008-497
Date Posted: June 2008
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