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Industry and disabling conditions of disabled workers 1975-1976.

Authors
Fischbach-T; Crouse-W; Sestito-J; Green-J
Source
NIOSH 1986 Apr; :1-169
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00163139
Abstract
Age adjusted proportional morbidity ratios (PMR) are presented by race and sex for 121 industry rubrics and 67 disease condition rubrics for the primary cause of disability. Data for the study was taken from Social Security Administration files on workers who have received benefit allowances for disabilities. The distribution of disability benefit allowances by the disease conditions causing disability of each industry is compared to the corresponding distribution for all workers combined. A statistically significantly high PMR was noted on one or more disabling conditions for 59 of the 121 industry rubrics examined. Two industry rubrics had disproportionate disability for all four race and sex groups: construction and construction, Not Elsewhere Classified (NEC). Four additional industry rubrics had significantly high disability for three or more of the four race and sex groups: Mining, NEC, Manufacturing, respectively for both white males and females and also black male workers, and both Transportation and Public Utilities, NEC and Services, respectively, for white male and female workers and black female workers.
Keywords
NIOSH-Author; Mining-industry; Transportation-workers; Disabled-workers; Racial-factors; Sex-factors
Publication Date
19860401
Document Type
Numbered Publication
Fiscal Year
1986
NTIS Accession No.
PB86-222957
NTIS Price
A09
Identifying No.
(NIOSH) 86-105
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
OH
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