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HEALTHCARE AND SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

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Inputs: Occupational Safety and Health Risks

Ambulatory Healthcare Services

Table 2. Number (and Incidence Rates in Cases/10,000 Full-Time Workers) of Sprains and Strains Involving Days Away From Work for the Healthcare and Social Assistance Sector, 2008
Healthcare and Social Assistance Subsector NAICS code Total Injury and Illness Cases Sprains, strains
Subtotal: Ambulatory healthcare services 621 29,440 (113.3) 13,200 (43.8)
Physician offices 6211 5,330 (28.1) 2,030 (10.7)
Dental offices 6212 - (-) - (-)
Offices of other health practitioners 6213 - (-) - (-)
Outpatient care centers 6214 5,440 (126.0) 2,530 (58.6)
Medical and diagnostic laboratories 6215 1,050 (52.7) 320 (16.2)
Home healthcare services 6216 9,370 (144.4) 4,520 (69.5)
Other ambulatory healthcare services 6219 5,270 (266.0) 3,480 (176.0)
Hospitals
Subtotal: Hospitals 622 60,150 (166.2) 33,080 (91.4)
General medical and surgical hospitals 6221 56,400 (165.9) 31,260 (92.0)
Psychiatric and substance abuse hospitals 6222 1,660 (209.3) 640 (81.4)
Specialty hospitals (excluding 6221 and 6222) 6223 2,100 (149.9) 1,170 (83.7)
Nursing and residential care facilities
Subtotal: Nursing and residential care facilities 623 59,100 (247.2) 29,340 (122.7)
Nursing care facilities 6231 34,190 (271.6) 18,760 (146.0)
Residential care facilities 6232 9,550 (213.7) 3,850 (86.3)
Community care facilities 6233 11,490 (220.8) 5,430 (104.3)
Other residential care facilities 6239 3,160 (227.3) 1,300 (93.3)
Social assistance
Subtotal: Social assistance 624 22,640 (125.5) 8,760 (48.6)
Individual and family services 6241 11,120 (135.5) 4,500 (54.8)
Community food and housing and emergency and other relief services 6242 1,000 (92.3) 280 (25.6)
Vocational rehabilitation services 6243 4,120 (166.8) 1,660 (67.1)
Child day care services 6244 6,400 (102.2) 2,360 (37.1)
Totals
Total, healthcare and social assistance 62 171,330 (139.9) 84,380 (68.9)
Total, Private Industry (16 years and older)   1,078,140 (113.3) 416,620 (43.8)

Dash (-) indicates that data were not available for this NAICS code.

Numbers were extracted from 2008 BLS Table R1 http://www.bls.gov/iif/oshwc/osh/case/ostb2083.pdf and Table R5 http://www.bls.gov/iif/oshwc/osh/case/ostb2087.pdf

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