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Document ID (ISN)101143
CIS number 03-223
Year 2001
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2001-120
Author(s) Burnett C.A., Lalich N.R., MacDonald L., Alterman T.
Title A NIOSH look at data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics - Worker health by industry and occupation
Bibliographic information Publications Dissemination, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-1998, USA, Jan. 2001. iii, 104p. Illus. 16 ref.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract This report presents comprehensive descriptive information on the most common occupational diseases in the United States, namely: musculoskeletal disorders of the back; upper and lower extremities; hernia; dermatitis; anxiety, stress and neurotic disorders. The data are drawn from the annual survey of occupational injuries and illnesses of the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Data on the total number of cases, incidence rate per 10,000 workers and median days away from work are provided by code of activity according to the Standard Industrial Classification (SIC). Other results include cases by sex, race, age and length of service.
Descriptors (primary) hernia; USA; occupation disease relation; stress factors; dermatitis; musculoskeletal diseases; statistics; neurosis
Descriptors (secondary) report; sickness absenteeism; anxiety; length of service; back disorders; upper extremity disorders; age-linked differences; sex-linked differences; compilation of statistics; frequency rates; glossary; lower extremity disorders
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Statistics
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Gastrointestinal diseases
Mental health
Skin diseases
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system
Mental stress and burnout