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Ambulatory healthcare services

Table 3. Number (and Incidence Rates in Cases/10,000 Full-Time Workers) of Overexertion Injuries Involving Days Away From Work, Healthcare and Social Assistance Sector, 2008
Healthcare and Social Assistance SubsectorNAICS codeOverexertion Injuries
Subtotal: Ambulatory healthcare services6219,320 (21.0)
Physician offices62111,100 (5.8)
Dental offices6212- (-)
Offices of other health practitioners6213- (-)
Outpatient care centers62141,310 (30.3)
Medical and diagnostic laboratories6215100 (4.9)
Home healthcare services62163,210 (49.5)
Other ambulatory healthcare services62192,700 (136.7)
Hospitals
Subtotal: Hospitals62221,710 (60.0)
General medical and surgical hospitals622120,570 (60.5)
Psychiatric & substance abuse hospitals6222260 (33.4)
Specialty hospitals (ex. 6221 and 6222)6223880 (62.7)
Nursing and residential care facilities
Subtotal: Nursing and residential care facilities62320,560 (86.0)
Nursing care facilities623114,240 (110.8)
Residential care facilities62321,700 (36.1)
Community care facilities62334,260 (81.9)
Other residential care facilities6239360 (26.1)
Social assistance
Subtotal: Social assistance6245,360 (29.7)
Individual and family services62412,700 (32.9)
Community food and housing and emergency and other relief services62422,110 (13.4)
Vocational rehabilitation services62431,010 (41.1)
Child day care services62441,500 (23.9)
Totals
Total, healthcare and social assistance sector6256,950 (46.5)
Total, Private Industry (16 years and older) 250,960 (26.4)

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

Numbers of cases were rounded off to the nearest 100 workers and were extracted from 2008 BLS Table R4 http://www.bls.gov/iif/oshwc/osh/case/ostb2086.pdf and Table R8 http://www.bls.gov/iif/oshwc/osh/case/ostb2090.pdf

 
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