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HEALTHCARE AND SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

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Inputs: Occupational Safety and Health Risks

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 Subsector NAICS code Overexertion Injuries
Subtotal: Ambulatory healthcare services 621 9,320 (21.0)
Physician offices 6211 1,100 (5.8)
Dental offices 6212 - (-)
Offices of other health practitioners 6213 - (-)
Outpatient care centers 6214 1,310 (30.3)
Medical and diagnostic laboratories 6215 100 (4.9)
Home healthcare services 6216 3,210 (49.5)
Other ambulatory healthcare services 6219 2,700 (136.7)
Hospitals
Subtotal: Hospitals 622 21,710 (60.0)
General medical and surgical hospitals 6221 20,570 (60.5)
Psychiatric & substance abuse hospitals 6222 260 (33.4)
Specialty hospitals (ex. 6221 and 6222) 6223 880 (62.7)
Nursing and residential care facilities
Subtotal: Nursing and residential care facilities 623 20,560 (86.0)
Nursing care facilities 6231 14,240 (110.8)
Residential care facilities 6232 1,700 (36.1)
Community care facilities 6233 4,260 (81.9)
Other residential care facilities 6239 360 (26.1)
Social assistance
Subtotal: Social assistance 624 5,360 (29.7)
Individual and family services 6241 2,700 (32.9)
Community food and housing and emergency and other relief services 6242 2,110 (13.4)
Vocational rehabilitation services 6243 1,010 (41.1)
Child day care services 6244 1,500 (23.9)
Totals
Total, healthcare and social assistance sector 62 56,950 (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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