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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 - 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 [27,151 cases] 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
                     
Sex:                    
Men 64.1 86.7 0.0 98.8 77.1 76.7 90.8 65.0 38.8 36.9
Women 35.6 13.3 -- -- 22.7 21.0 9.2 35.0 61.2 63.1
                     
Age:                    
14 to 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 to 19 2.8 -- -- 2.5 1.3 3.5 -- 8.3 5.2 1.1
20 to 24 9.1 12.3 -- 9.9 6.7 7.8 .6 15.8 13.8 6.7
25 to 34 27.8 41.8 26.3 27.2 21.5 28.0 24.3 34.0 22.8 29.4
35 to 44 29.9 34.0 31.6 35.1 32.4 30.9 28.6 21.7 27.7 31.2
45 to 54 18.5 -- -- 13.8 21.0 19.0 29.3 12.6 17.5 18.9
55 to 64 9.9 -- -- 6.5 14.8 .6 4.7 6.7 11.6 .6
65 and over 1.6 -- -- 4.6 1.9 -- -- -- -- 1.7
                     
Occupation:                    
Managerial and professional specialty 5.7 -- -- -- 2.0 1.2 -- -- 8.1 14.5
Technical, sales, and administrative support 18.1 4.5 -- -- 8.3 16.3 21.0 32.7 64.2 18.4
Service 20.3 -- -- -- 1.2 -- -- 25.2 11.6 47.9
Farming, forestry, and fishing 1.9 86.6 -- -- -- -- -- -- 6.0 1.3
Precision production, craft, and repair 17.7 -- 26.3 67.7 23.2 9.7 4.9 12.8 .0 11.0
Operators, fabricators, and laborers 36.1 3.7 68.4 31.9 64.8 72.4 72.8 28.3 -- 6.7
                     
Length of service with employer:                    
Less than 3 months 11.1 21.1 -- 14.9 5.8 4.2 18.1 22.0 16.3 7.7
3 to 11 months 15.9 40.9 -- 23.8 12.7 .1 13.6 19.5 15.1 15.3
1 to 5 years 32.9 27.9 47.4 37.7 33.1 22.7 30.4 30.1 30.6 37.2
More than 5 years 26.2 -- -- 14.8 37.6 32.0 25.3 20.3 16.4 25.0
Not reported 13.9 -- -- 8.9 .8 31.0 12.6 8.1 21.6 14.9
                     
Race or ethnic origin:                    
White, non-Hispanic 51.1 69.3 -- 67.8 56.3 42.5 50.8 55.7 48.5 43.5
Black, non-Hispanic 6.7 -- -- 3.8 7.4 7.0 -- 5.7 5.7 8.9
Hispanic .1 21.1 -- 12.0 12.1 5.0 9.1 9.5 .1 9.9
Asian or Pacific Islander 1.3 -- -- -- 1.5 -- -- -- .3 1.0
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.2 -- -- -- 0.4 -- -- -- -- --
Not reported 30.6 -- 0.0 16.1 22.2 45.4 34.2 28.3 25.4 36.6


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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