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Table 7. Percent distribution of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work(1) by selected worker characteristics and number of days away from work, 1998 - Connecticut - state government

 
Characteristic Total cases Percent of cases involving Median days away from work
1 day 2 days 3 to 5 days 6 days 11 to 20 days 21 to 30 days 31 days or more
                   
Total [1,720 cases] 0.0 16.0 12.6 19.1 12.2 14.2 6.7 19.2 6
                   
Sex:                  
Men 0.0 16.1 9.2 17.7 11.4 20.3 7.0 18.3 8
Women 0.0 15.9 15.2 20.2 12.8 9.6 6.4 19.7 5
                   
Age:                  
14 to 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 to 19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
20 to 24 0.0 22.2 22.2 -- 15.4 -- 17.0 23.1 6
25 to 34 0.0 13.9 .8 19.6 11.9 .2 9.8 23.8 7
35 to 44 0.0 19.2 14.9 23.3 16.1 13.5 2.2 .9 5
45 to 54 0.0 19.7 17.2 13.4 8.9 18.8 4.8 17.1 5
55 to 64 0.0 7.7 1.4 17.4 .1 22.2 15.3 26.0 17
65 and over 0.0 -- -- 21.0 6.8 -- 35.8 36.4 28
                   
Occupation:                  
Managerial and professional specialty 0.0 24.6 12.2 26.2 7.1 11.8 4.0 14.1 3
Technical, sales, and administrative support 0.0 11.9 11.6 14.2 12.0 22.8 5.1 22.4 11
Service 0.0 12.1 12.5 17.6 15.6 13.0 8.7 20.5 7
Farming, forestry, and fishing 0.0 -- 50.0 -- -- 50.0 -- -- 2
Precision production, craft, and repair 0.0 36.1 13.9 18.2 4.1 3.2 4.0 20.5 2
Operators, fabricators, and laborers 0.0 4.5 -- 39.5 -- 20.6 -- 35.4 11
                   
Length of service with employer:                  
Less than 3 months 0.0 78.7 7.8 7.8 -- -- 5.7 -- 1
3 to 11 months 0.0 35.7 12.0 2.9 -- 22.4 -- 27.1 4
1 to 5 years 0.0 13.6 12.4 22.8 12.5 15.8 .1 12.8 6
More than 5 years 0.0 16.9 14.2 18.5 13.2 12.4 5.1 19.7 6
                   
Race or ethnic origin:                  
White, non-Hispanic 0.0 21.4 23.9 24.0 9.4 8.2 2.4 .6 3
Black, non-Hispanic 0.0 6.6 5.8 16.5 8.6 13.4 .6 38.6 18
Hispanic 0.0 23.9 -- 39.9 6.0 21.3 3.7 5.2 4
Asian or Pacific Islander -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
American Indian or Alaskan Native -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --



Footnotes:
 

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

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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