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Ambulatory healthcare services

Table 5. Number (and Incidence Rates in Cases/10,000 Full-Time Workers) of Assaults and Violent Acts Injuries Involving Days Away From Work, Healthcare and Social Assistance Sector, 2008
Healthcare and Social Assistance SubsectorNAICS codeAssaults/Violent Acts Injuries
Ambulatory healthcare services6211,360 (3.1)
Physician offices62111,340 (0.7)
Dental offices6212- (-)
Offices of other health practitioners6213- (-)
Outpatient care centers6214300 (6.8)
Medical and diagnostic laboratories621530 (1.5)
Home healthcare services6216380 (5.9)
Other ambulatory healthcare services621960 (3.0)
Subtotal: Hospitals6222,890 (8.0)
General medical and surgical hospitals62212,250 (6.6)
Psychiatric & substance abuse hospitals6222560 (70.2)
Specialty hospitals (ex. 6221 and 6222)622390 (6.1)
Nursing and residential care facilities
Subtotal: Nursing and residential care facilities6234,970 (20.8)
Nursing care facilities62311,730 (13.5)
Residential care facilities62322,050 (45.8)
Community care facilities6233370 (7.0)
Other residential care facilities6239820 (59.0)
Social assistance
Social assistance6241,400 (7.7)
Individual and family services6241800 (9.8)
Community food and housing and emergency and other relief services6242160 (4.2)
Vocational rehabilitation services6243500 (20.1)
Child day care services6244- (-)*
Total, healthcare and social assistance sector6210,610 (8.7)
Total, Private Industry (16 years and older) 22,690 (2.4)

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 and Table R8

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