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Ambulatory healthcare services

Table 4. Number (and Incidence Rates in Cases/10,000 Full-Time Workers) of Falls, Slips and Trips Involving Days Away From Work, Healthcare and Social Assistance Sector, 2008
Healthcare and Social Assistance SubsectorNAICS codeFalls, Same LevelSlips and Trips, Without Fall
Subtotal: Ambulatory healthcare services6215,560 (12.6)1,070 (2.4)
Physician offices62111,190 (6.3)170 (0.9)
Dental offices6212- (-)- (-)
Offices of other health practitioners6213- (-)- (-)
Outpatient care centers62141,350 (31.2)440 (10.3)
Medical and diagnostic laboratories6215240 (12.2)30 (1.4)
Home healthcare services62162,000 (30.8)340 (5.2)
Other ambulatory healthcare services6219500 (25.0)80 (3.8)
Hospitals
Subtotal: Hospitals62211,720 (32.4)2,120 (5.8)
General medical and surgical hospitals622111,050 (32.5)2,010 (5.9)
Psychiatric & substance abuse hospitals6222270 (34.4)40 (4.8)
Specialty hospitals (ex. 6221 and 6222)6223400 (28.3)70 (5.2)
Nursing and residential care facilities
Subtotal: Nursing and residential care facilities62312,770 (53.4)2,310 (9.6)
Nursing care facilities62317,700 (59.9)1,110 (8.6)
Residential care facilities62321,840 (41.2)520 (11.7)
Community care facilities62332,560 (49.2)580 (11.2)
Other residential care facilities6239670 (48.2)90 (6.7)
Social assistance
Subtotal: Social assistance6244,850 (26.9)1,360 (7.6)
Individual and family services62412,280 (27.7)750 (9.2)
Community food and housing and emergency and other relief services6242340 (31.6)- (-)*
Vocational rehabilitation services6243670 (27.3)530 (21.6)
Child day care services62441,560 (24.9)70 (1.2)
Totals
Total, healthcare and social assistance sector6234,910 (28.5)6,850 (5.6)
Total, Private Industry (16 years and older) 157,680 (16.6)35,420 (3.7)

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

Asterisk (*) indicates data too small to be displayed.

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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