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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, 1999 - Connecticut - local government

 
Characteristic Local government2 Goods producing Service producing
Agriculture, forestry, and fishing 2 Mining 3 Construc- tion Manufactur- ing Transpor- tation and public utilities 3 Wholesale trade Retail trade Finance, insurance, and real estate Services Public Administration
                       
Total [3,492 cases] 0.0 -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 0.0 0.0
                       
Sex:                      
Men 79.1 -- -- 99.3 -- 91.4 -- -- -- 52.5 88.4
Women 20.8 -- -- -- -- 8.6 -- -- -- 47.3 11.6
                       
Age:                      
14 to 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 to 19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
20 to 24 2.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 4.4 1.2
25 to 34 25.4 -- -- 20.4 -- 21.8 -- -- -- 11.7 35.3
35 to 44 34.6 -- -- 36.5 -- 43.8 -- -- -- 32.0 34.8
45 to 54 23.0 -- -- 21.2 -- 22.8 -- -- -- 30.0 19.4
55 to 64 12.9 -- -- 15.3 -- 11.2 -- -- -- 17.7 8.1
65 and over 1.9 -- -- 4.4 -- -- -- -- -- 3.6 1.0
                       
Occupation:                      
Managerial and professional specialty .9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 32.9 3.3
Technical, sales, and administrative support 6.7 -- -- -- -- 8.8 -- -- -- 11.6 5.3
Service 56.1 -- -- 4.4 -- -- -- -- -- 34.0 88.0
Farming, forestry, and fishing 2.3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 8.0 --
Precision production, craft, and repair 9.5 -- -- 30.0 -- 27.7 -- -- -- 9.0 2.2
Operators, fabricators, and laborers 14.2 -- -- 64.9 -- 61.2 -- -- -- 4.4 1.0
                       
Length of service with employer:                      
Less than 3 months 1.3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3.4 --
3 to 11 months 3.8 -- -- -- -- 2.7 -- -- -- .0 1.4
1 to 5 years 19.2 -- -- 11.7 -- 8.9 -- -- -- 15.6 24.6
More than 5 years 54.1 -- -- 73.0 -- 57.0 -- -- -- 46.3 52.9
Not reported 21.6 -- -- 12.5 -- 31.4 -- -- -- 24.7 20.8
                       
Race or ethnic origin:                      
White, non-Hispanic 49.6 -- -- 72.9 -- 44.2 -- -- -- 47.0 47.7
Black, non-Hispanic 6.8 -- -- -- -- 7.9 -- -- -- 4.3 7.6
Hispanic 3.3 -- -- -- -- 1.8 -- -- -- 2.3 3.9
Asian or Pacific Islander -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
American Indian or Alaskan Native -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Not reported 40.3 -- -- 24.9 -- 46.2 -- -- -- 46.3 40.7


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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