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Table 2. Percent distribution of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work1 by selected worker characteristics and industry division, 2000

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 [25,607 cases] 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
                     
Sex:                    
Men 62.3 80.1 96.3 98.1 73.9 82.0 79.5 63.1 42.8 30.6
Women 37.3 19.9 -- 1.9 26.0 15.0 20.5 36.9 57.2 69.1
                     
Age:                    
14 to 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 to 19 2.4 3.1 -- 1.5 0.7 -- -- 8.4 -- 1.7
20 to 24 .2 19.7 -- 11.0 5.8 13.9 7.2 18.2 7.1 7.7
25 to 34 22.2 31.9 29.6 26.6 18.7 22.6 22.3 16.6 22.5 25.5
35 to 44 32.8 31.0 40.7 34.9 34.7 27.6 31.5 26.2 29.1 37.0
45 to 54 20.4 11.2 18.5 17.7 26.7 23.1 23.0 17.4 24.4 16.9
55 to 64 9.2 2.9 -- 7.6 11.8 8.2 5.5 9.2 13.7 9.1
65 and over 1.6 -- -- 0.5 1.1 1.9 -- 2.5 3.2 1.8
                     
Occupation:                    
Managerial and professional specialty 5.2 -- -- -- 2.2 0.5 -- 4.1 6.7 12.4
Technical, sales, and administrative support 19.3 2.9 -- 1.2 .3 .1 17.6 34.7 59.6 24.4
Service 18.0 -- -- 0.5 1.0 0.6 -- 23.4 3.2 46.4
Farming, forestry, and fishing 2.3 81.5 -- -- -- -- -- 1.4 8.3 0.9
Precision production, craft, and repair 18.0 -- 18.5 72.3 17.3 19.5 5.6 9.7 19.3 9.1
Operators, fabricators, and laborers 36.9 13.2 66.7 25.3 69.1 69.3 72.5 26.7 2.5 6.4
                     
Length of service with employer:                    
Less than 3 months 8.8 20.4 -- 14.8 7.3 3.5 14.7 12.7 13.0 5.2
3 to 11 months 14.5 23.5 18.5 21.7 13.2 11.3 11.6 17.7 7.4 13.3
1 to 5 years 40.2 23.0 44.4 40.6 32.1 33.9 42.4 36.0 40.7 51.0
More than 5 years 28.1 19.9 18.5 18.9 38.0 32.8 26.2 24.1 29.7 25.5
Not reported 8.4 13.2 -- 4.0 9.5 18.6 5.1 9.6 9.3 5.0
                     
Race or ethnic origin:                    
White, non-Hispanic 52.0 34.9 -- 74.3 52.1 41.2 63.6 36.3 55.7 55.2
Black, non-Hispanic 8.2 5.2 -- 4.1 9.5 8.5 5.0 4.7 3.7 11.9
Hispanic 9.4 43.2 -- 7.4 11.3 4.6 8.8 5.2 6.8 11.1
Asian or Pacific Islander 1.1 -- -- 0.8 2.0 -- -- -- -- 1.1
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Not reported 29.2 16.7 0.0 13.3 24.9 45.0 22.3 52.6 32.8 20.4
                     

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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