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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, 2005–2014

YearNumber of DeathsUnderlying Cause (%)SexRaceAge (yrs)Median Age (yrs)
MaleFemaleWhiteBlackOther15–2425–3435–4445–5455–6465–7475–8485+
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
2011 89 62.9 86 3 73 14 2 1 3 1 11 17 36 20 78
2012 103 56.3 100 3 89 11 3 4 10 25 38 26 78
2013 111 63.1 105 6 95 12 4 1 7 2 13 26 41 21 76
2014 84 51.2 83 1 71 10 3 2 2 13 14 34 19 78
2005–2014 1,167 55.3 1,119 48 1,014 132 21 1 5 21 49 144 273 419 255 77

– 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). 2017-893 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/893> May 25, 2017.

Reference Number: 2017-893

Date Posted: May 2017

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