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Work-related asthma: Primary industries (2002 NAICS) associated with work-related asthma cases by state, 2009–2012

Industry (2002 NAICS)CaliforniaMassachusettsMichiganNew YorkTotal
NumberPercentNumberPercentNumberPercentNumberPercentNumberPercent
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 54 2.2 1 0.6 3 0.9 8 1.0 66 1.7
Crop production (111) 26 1.0 1 0.1 27 0.7
Support activities for agriculture and forestry (115) 27 1.1 27 0.7
Animal production (112) 1 0.04 1 0.6 3 0.9 7 0.9 12 0.3
Mining (211, 212) 1 0.04 1 0.3 2 0.1
Utilities (221) 32 1.3 5 1.4 6 0.8 43 1.1
Construction 107 4.3 3 1.9 8 2.3 38 4.8 156 4.1
Specialty trade contractors (238) 49 2.0 8 2.3 16 2.0 73 1.9
Heavy and civil engineering construction (237) 37 1.5 2 1.3 6 0.8 45 1.2
Construction of buildings (236) 21 0.8 1 0.6 16 2.0 38 1.0
Manufacturing 198 8.0 27 17.0 128 36.6 72 9.1 425 11.3
Transportation equipment manufacturing (336) 12 0.5 66 18.9 10 1.3 88 2.3
Food manufacturing (311) 41 1.7 2 1.3 13 3.7 13 1.7 69 1.8
Computer and electronic product manufacturing (334) 33 1.3 4 2.5 6 0.8 43 1.1
Fabricated metal product manufacturing (332) 13 0.5 8 2.3 13 1.7 34 0.9
Chemical manufacturing (325) 17 0.7 8 2.3 6 0.8 31 0.8
Plastics and rubber products manufacturing (326) 9 0.4 10 6.3 5 1.4 3 0.4 27 0.7
Machinery manufacturing (333) 14 0.6 1 0.6 7 2.0 2 0.3 24 0.6
Nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing (327) 8 0.3 3 0.9 4 0.5 15 0.4
Furniture and related product manufacturing (337) 9 0.4 1 0.6 1 0.3 3 0.4 14 0.4
Miscellaneous manufacturing (339) 8 0.3 2 1.3 3 0.9 1 0.1 14 0.4
Beverage and tobacco product manufacturing (312) 12 0.5 1 0.3 13 0.3
Primary metal manufacturing (331) 2 0.1 1 0.6 5 1.4 5 0.6 13 0.3
Electrical equipment, appliance, and component manufacturing (335) 7 0.3 4 1.1 2 0.3 13 0.3
Paper manufacturing (322) 3 0.1 2 1.3 1 0.3 6 0.2
Wood product manufacturing (321) 3 0.1 2 0.3 5 0.1
All other manufacturing industries1 7 0.3 4 2.5 3 0.9 2 0.3 16 0.4
Wholesale trade 40 1.6 3 1.9 1 0.3 9 1.1 53 1.4
Merchant wholesalers, nondurable goods (424) 24 1.0 2 1.3 2 0.3 28 0.7
Merchant wholesalers, durable goods (423) 16 0.6 1 0.6 1 0.3 7 0.9 25 0.7
Retail trade 231 9.3 10 6.3 18 5.1 32 4.1 291 7.7
General merchandise stores (452) 71 2.9 2 1.3 3 0.9 8 1.0 84 2.2
Food and beverage stores (445) 55 2.2 3 1.9 2 0.6 11 1.4 71 1.9
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (444) 21 0.8 1 0.6 4 1.1 3 0.4 29 0.8
Health and personal care stores (446) 17 0.7 2 1.3 2 0.6 1 0.1 22 0.6
Motor vehicle and parts dealers (441) 18 0.7 1 0.3 2 0.3 21 0.6
Miscellaneous store retailers (453) 17 0.7 2 1.3 1 0.3 20 0.5
Clothing and clothing accessories stores (448) 10 0.4 2 0.6 2 0.3 14 0.4
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores (451) 8 0.3 2 0.6 1 0.1 11 0.3
Electronics and appliance stores (443) 9 0.4 9 0.2
Furniture and home furnishings stores (442) 2 0.1 3 0.4 5 0.1
All other retail trade industries2 3 0.1 1 0.3 1 0.1 5 0.1
Transportation and warehousing 92 3.7 5 3.1 11 3.1 41 5.2 149 3.9
Transit and ground passenger transportation (485) 35 1.4 1 0.6 2 0.6 28 3.6 66 1.7
Support activities for transportation (488) 20 0.8 1 0.3 3 0.4 24 0.6
Truck transportation (484) 17 0.7 3 0.9 2 0.3 22 0.6
Air transportation (481) 10 0.4 2 0.6 2 0.3 14 0.4
Couriers and messengers (492) 5 0.2 2 1.3 1 0.1 8 0.2
Warehousing and storage (493) 3 0.1 2 1.3 1 0.1 6 0.2
All other transportation and warehousing industries3 2 0.1 3 0.9 4 0.5 9 0.2
Information 58 2.3 3 0.9 14 1.8 75 2.0
Telecommunications (517) 19 0.8 6 0.8 25 0.7
Motion picture and sound recording industries (512) 16 0.6 1 0.1 17 0.5
Broadcasting (except Internet) (515) 10 0.4 1 0.3 4 0.5 15 0.4
Publishing industries (except Internet) (511) 5 0.2 1 0.3 2 0.3 8 0.2
Other information services (519) 5 0.2 1 0.3 6 0.2
Internet service providers, web search portals, and data processing services (518) 3 0.1 1 0.1 4 0.1
Finance and insurance 76 3.1 5 1.4 11 1.4 92 2.4
Credit intermediation and related activities (522) 36 1.5 2 0.6 6 0.8 44 1.2
Insurance carriers and related activities (524) 30 1.2 3 0.9 3 0.4 36 1.0
Securities, commodity contracts, and other financial investments and related activities (523) 4 0.2 2 0.3 6 0.2
Funds, trusts, and other financial vehicles (525) 6 0.2 6 0.2
Real estate and rental and leasing 27 1.1 1 0.6 3 0.9 4 0.5 35 0.9
Real estate (531) 23 0.9 1 0.6 2 0.6 3 0.4 29 0.8
Rental and leasing services (532) 4 0.2 1 0.3 1 0.1 6 0.2
Professional, scientific, and technical services (541) 64 2.6 3 1.9 1 0.3 13 1.7 81 2.1
Management of companies and enterprises 1 0.04 1 0.6 2 0.1
Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services 144 5.8 3 1.9 21 6.0 41 5.2 209 5.5
Administrative and support services (561) 130 5.2 2 1.3 18 5.1 34 4.3 184 4.9
Waste management and remediation services (562) 14 0.6 1 0.6 2 0.6 7 0.9 24 0.6
Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services (560) 1 0.3 1 0.03
Educational services (611) 201 8.1 16 10.1 21 6.0 62 7.9 300 7.9
Health care and social assistance 454 18.3 55 34.6 66 18.9 143 18.2 718 19.0
Hospitals (622) 284 11.5 36 22.6 46 13.1 77 9.8 443 11.7
Ambulatory health care services (621) 66 2.7 12 7.5 9 2.6 30 3.8 117 3.1
Social assistance (624) 70 2.8 3 1.9 1 0.3 17 2.2 91 2.4
Nursing and residential care facilities (623) 34 1.4 4 2.5 10 2.9 19 2.4 67 1.8
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 39 1.6 1 0.6 9 2.6 6 0.8 55 1.5
Amusement, gambling, and recreation industries (713) 27 1.1 7 2.0 5 0.6 39 1.0
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions (712) 8 0.3 1 0.6 2 0.6 11 0.3
Performing arts, spectator sports, and related industries (711) 4 0.2 1 0.1 5 0.1
Accommodation and food services 93 3.8 7 4.4 11 3.1 19 2.4 130 3.4
Food services and drinking places (722) 58 2.3 5 3.1 6 1.7 12 1.5 81 2.1
Accommodation (721) 35 1.4 2 1.3 5 1.4 7 0.9 49 1.3
Other services (except public administration) 53 2.1 5 3.1 9 2.6 22 2.8 89 2.4
Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (813) 21 0.8 1 0.6 3 0.9 10 1.3 35 0.9
Personal and laundry services (812) 16 0.6 3 1.9 2 0.6 5 0.6 26 0.7
Repair and maintenance (811) 13 0.5 1 0.6 4 1.1 7 0.9 25 0.7
Private households (814) 3 0.1 3 0.1
Public administration 429 17.3 18 11.3 26 7.4 227 28.8 700 18.5
Justice, public order, and safety activities (922) 278 11.2 13 8.2 9 2.6 201 25.5 501 13.3
Executive, legislative, and other general government support (921) 84 3.4 4 2.5 2 0.6 9 1.1 99 2.6
Administration of human resource programs (923) 24 1.0 10 2.9 11 1.4 45 1.2
Administration of economic programs (926) 17 0.7 3 0.9 2 0.3 22 0.6
Administration of environmental quality programs (924) 14 0.6 1 0.6 1 0.3 16 0.4
Administration of housing programs, urban planning, and community development (925) 5 0.2 4 0.5 9 0.2
National security and international affairs (928) 7 0.3 1 0.3 8 0.2
Unclassifiable 84 3.4 19 2.4 103 2.7
TOTAL 2,478 100.0 159 100.0 350 100.0 787 100.0 3,774 100.0

– indicates no cases.    NAICS - North American Industry Classification System
1 Includes the following NAICS codes for major groupings with less than 5 cases: 313, 314, 315, 316, 323, and 324.
2 Includes the following NAICS codes for major groupings with less than 5 cases: 447 and 454.
3 Includes the following NAICS codes for major groupings with less than 5 cases: 482, 483, and 491.

Note:

Percentages may not sum to 100% due to rounding.

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Source:

Sentinel surveillance data as of June 2017, reported by R. Harrison, J. Flattery, J. Weinberg (California); L. Davis, E. Pechter, and K. Fitzsimmons (Massachusetts); K. Rosenman, MJ. Reilly, and B. Pickelman (Michigan); and K. Gelberg and K. Cummings (New York).

Citation:

NIOSH 2017. Work-Related Lung Disease Surveillance System (eWoRLD). 2017-928 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/928> May 27, 2018.

Reference Number: 2017-928

Date Posted: July 2017

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