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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 SubsectorNAICS codeTotal Injury and Illness CasesSprains, strains
Subtotal: Ambulatory healthcare services62129,440 (113.3)13,200 (43.8)
Physician offices62115,330 (28.1)2,030 (10.7)
Dental offices6212- (-)- (-)
Offices of other health practitioners6213- (-)- (-)
Outpatient care centers62145,440 (126.0)2,530 (58.6)
Medical and diagnostic laboratories62151,050 (52.7)320 (16.2)
Home healthcare services62169,370 (144.4)4,520 (69.5)
Other ambulatory healthcare services62195,270 (266.0)3,480 (176.0)
Hospitals
Subtotal: Hospitals62260,150 (166.2)33,080 (91.4)
General medical and surgical hospitals622156,400 (165.9)31,260 (92.0)
Psychiatric and substance abuse hospitals62221,660 (209.3)640 (81.4)
Specialty hospitals (excluding 6221 and 6222)62232,100 (149.9)1,170 (83.7)
Nursing and residential care facilities
Subtotal: Nursing and residential care facilities62359,100 (247.2)29,340 (122.7)
Nursing care facilities623134,190 (271.6)18,760 (146.0)
Residential care facilities62329,550 (213.7)3,850 (86.3)
Community care facilities623311,490 (220.8)5,430 (104.3)
Other residential care facilities62393,160 (227.3)1,300 (93.3)
Social assistance
Subtotal: Social assistance62422,640 (125.5)8,760 (48.6)
Individual and family services624111,120 (135.5)4,500 (54.8)
Community food and housing and emergency and other relief services62421,000 (92.3)280 (25.6)
Vocational rehabilitation services62434,120 (166.8)1,660 (67.1)
Child day care services62446,400 (102.2)2,360 (37.1)
Totals
Total, healthcare and social assistance62171,330 (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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