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Work-related asthma: Workers' Compensation claim status by state, 2009–2012

Workers' Compensation Claim Status1CaliforniaMassachusettsMichiganNew YorkTotal
NumberPercentNumberPercentNumberPercentNumberPercentNumberPercent
Filed a claim 408 16.5 80 50.3 155 44.3 244 31.0 887 23.5
Awarded 255 10.3 36 22.6 68 19.4 56 7.1 415 11.0
Pending 45 1.8 12 7.5 53 15.1 62 7.9 172 4.6
Denied 92 3.7 19 11.9 34 9.7 8 1.0 153 4.1
Don't know/missing 16 0.6 13 8.2 118 15.0 147 3.9
Did not file a claim 210 8.5 64 40.3 137 39.1 133 16.9 544 14.4
Don't know/refused/missing 1,860 75.1 15 9.4 58 16.6 410 52.1 2,343 62.1
TOTAL 2,478 100.0 159 100.0 350 100.0 787 100.0 3,774 100.0

– indicates no cases.
1 California, Massachusetts, and New York identified Workers' Compensation claim status through interview and Workers' Compensation record. Michigan identified Workers' Compensation claim status through interview, Workers' Compensation record, or medical record. New York may also obtain reports from the Occupational Health Clinic Network.

Note:

Percentages may not sum to 100% due to rounding.

See Appendix for more information.

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). 2017-931 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/931> October 15, 2018.

Reference Number: 2017-931

Date Posted: July 2017

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