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Occupational dust diseases of the lungs: Estimated number of cases reported by employers, by industry division, U.S. private sector, 1973-2000
Table showing Occupational dust diseases of the lungs:  Estimated number of cases reported by employers, by industry division, U.S. private sector, 1973-2000

- indicates data do not meet BLS publication guidelines.

Note:  Dust diseases of the lungs (pneumoconioses) include silicosis, asbestosis, coal workers’ pneumoconiosis, byssinosis, siderosis, and other pneumoconioses. The sum of industry divisions may not equal the total due to rounding. See appendices for source description.

Source:  Bureau of Labor Statistics annual reports of occupational injuries and illnesses.

Reference Number: 2002T06-12

Date Posted: May 2003

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