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Silicosis: 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    164 50.6    159  5   137  26  1  1  5  25  46  55  32 75
2002    148 60.8    138 10   124  21  3  5  8  17  41  51  26 75
2003    179 57.0    168 11   152  25  2 1 1  4  8  13  52  56  44 77
2004    166 46.4    160  6   137  29  –  3  7  24  44  58  30 76
2005    161 46.0    156  5   141  17  3  2  8  15  35  65  36 78
2006    126 53.2    121  5   111  14  1 1  5  8  16  27  41  28 76
2007    123 59.3    115  8   107  15  1 1  –  4  19  34  39  26 76
2008    148 58.1    140  8   129  16  3 1  1  9  21  28  54  34 78
2009    121 54.5    117  4    106  14  1 1  –  4  15  39  39  23 75
2010    101 51.5     96  5    92    9  –  1  7  11  28  32  22 76
2001–2010 1,437 53.6 1,370 67 1,236 186 15 2 4 22 68 176 374 490 301 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 2014. Work-Related Lung Disease Surveillance System (eWoRLD). 2014-769 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/769> December 3, 2016.

Reference Number: 2014-769

Date Posted: September 2014

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