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Table 2. Percent distribution of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work(1) by selected worker characteristics and industry division, 1998 - Connecticut - private industry

 
Characteristic Private industry 2 Goods producing Service producing
Agriculture, forestry, and fishing 2 Mining 3 Construction Manufactur- ing Transpor- tation and public utilities 3 Wholesale trade Retail trade Finance, insurance, and real estate Services
                     
Total [27,059 cases] 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
                     
Sex:                    
Men 64.2 90.1 0.0 98.0 79.0 83.7 95.1 57.0 32.2 37.0
Women 35.5 9.9 -- 2.0 20.8 13.8 4.9 43.0 67.8 62.8
                     
Age:                    
14 to 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 to 19 2.2 4.0 -- 1.7 0.8 2.9 -- 2.9 -- 2.9
20 to 24 12.3 21.3 -- 8.0 8.5 9.5 9.4 20.1 6.4 12.7
25 to 34 27.6 35.5 -- 28.8 18.0 31.8 27.4 34.0 31.8 28.5
35 to 44 30.9 29.8 40.0 35.4 35.3 30.3 37.1 21.8 24.8 31.4
45 to 54 16.8 6.0 28.0 13.4 22.2 18.1 19.5 12.8 23.1 15.1
55 to 64 8.1 3.0 -- 11.3 11.5 5.2 5.8 6.0 11.7 7.6
65 and over 1.1 -- -- -- 1.3 1.4 -- 2.2 -- 0.6
                     
Occupation:                    
Managerial and professional specialty 7.5 -- -- 0.8 4.1 2.2 -- 3.1 14.7 16.5
Technical, sales, and administrative support 13.8 5.9 -- 1.0 7.0 8.6 13.0 30.6 62.0 .8
Service 19.7 -- -- -- 0.8 -- -- 21.8 7.1 48.7
Farming, forestry, and fishing 1.5 69.7 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0.9
Precision production, craft, and repair 18.0 .4 -- 60.6 25.3 .4 11.4 18.4 .6 7.7
Operators, fabricators, and laborers 38.9 12.0 80.0 36.9 61.9 78.3 70.5 26.1 3.0 14.5
                     
Length of service with employer:                    
Less than 3 months .2 26.5 -- 18.2 6.6 7.0 8.5 13.2 5.6 .0
3 to 11 months 18.0 5.9 24.0 18.3 14.6 8.3 27.6 25.6 11.8 17.1
1 to 5 years 32.3 24.4 40.0 37.5 29.7 16.8 31.4 28.7 15.8 41.2
More than 5 years 27.8 18.8 20.0 23.7 41.1 20.8 24.2 20.1 42.2 26.5
Not reported 11.7 24.4 -- 2.2 8.1 47.1 8.3 12.4 24.5 5.2
                     
Race or ethnic origin:                    
White, non-Hispanic 50.2 41.2 -- 78.5 50.6 28.2 52.0 50.5 53.4 49.7
Black, non-Hispanic 8.8 3.6 -- 7.0 7.9 7.3 5.2 13.5 9.9 8.5
Hispanic 9.3 30.6 -- 5.4 13.6 6.8 13.4 5.9 3.8 8.1
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.7 -- -- -- 1.2 -- -- -- 2.5 0.7
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.2 -- -- 2.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Not reported 30.8 24.6 0.0 6.5 26.7 57.5 28.5 29.5 30.5 32.8

Footnotes:
 

1 Days-away-from-work cases include those which result in days away from work with or without restricted work activity.

2 Excludes farms with fewer than 11 employees.

3 Data conforming to OSHA definitions for mining operators in coal, metal, and nonmetal mining and for employers in railroad transportation are provided to BLS by the Mine Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor; and the Federal Railroad Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation. Independent mining contractors are excluded from the coal, metal, and nonmetal industries.

NOTE: Dashes indicate data that are not available. Because of rounding and data exclusion of nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.

SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U. S. Department of Labor, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses in cooperation with participating State agencies.

 

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