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HEALTHCARE AND SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

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Inputs: Occupational Safety and Health Risks

Figure 14. Rate of Nonfatal Occupational Illnesses in the HCSA Sector and Private Industry, 2003-2008

Figure 14. Rate of Nonfatal Occupational Illnesses, Healthcare and Social Assistance - Figure  Sectors * and Private Industry, 2003-2006
Figure 14 (table version). Rate of Nonfatal Occupational Illnesses in the HCSA Sector and Private Industry, 2003-2008
  2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Private industry 30.7 27.9 26.7 24.6 21.8 19.7
Healthcare and social assistance (62*) 44.7 41.7 39.9 40.8 34.0 36.1
Ambulatory Healthcare services (621*) 25.4 24.3 24.3 27.9 19.6 22.9
Hospitals (622*) 73.4 72.9 66.2 68.4 58.5 59.1
Nursing and residential care facilities (623*) 48.0 42.7 40.3 39.2 39.3 38.2
Social assistance (624*) 23.5 13.6 20.9 17.6 13.5 19.9

Rate = Number of cases per 10,000 full-time workers

* NAICS Code

Figure 14 (bar graph) is also available.

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