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Proportionate Mortality for Cardiovascular, Neurodegenerative, & Renal Disease by Industry for Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishing
Summary Table

  PMRs
Agriculture Sector Crop Industry Animal Industry Agriculture Services Industry Horticulture Industry Forestry/Logging Industry Fishing/Hunting Industry
Cause of Death 92 89 101 111 92 98 89
Neurodegenerative Disease
Dementia & Alzheimer's Disease 93 90 99 110 103 113 94
Arteriosclerotic Dementia 90 91 84 143 98 92 126
Parkinson's Disease 92 87 111 88 87 74 72
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis 88 85 94 151 78 90 78
Multiple Sclerosis 72 64 93 105 34 76 62
All Cardiovascular Diseases 101 102 99 94 95 98 95
Hypertensive Disease 90 90 88 89 88 93 98
Ischemic Heart Disease 100 100 100 92 88 92 93
Acute Myocardial Infarction 115 116 116 97 89 103 92
Other Ischemic Heart Disease 91 91 92 90 86 83 92
Other Forms Of Heart Disease 99 99 98 93 97 99 93
Cerebrovascular Disease 109 110 103 100 100 107 100
All Renal Disease 93 93 92 98 88 85 90
Acute Renal Failure 86 87 85 101 95 82 66
Chronic Renal Failure 95 95 98 95 86 90 93
Diabetes 88 86 93 86 76 80 92

(Click on headings to view detailed charts and supporting data for industries.)
The cells show proportionate mortality ratios (PMRs) for each cause of death by industry. The PMRs indicate whether mortality is high or low compared to the general population for the disease specified.

Suggested Citation : NIOSH (2010). National Occupational Mortality Surveillance (NOMS). U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluation and Field Studies, Surveillance Branch. Date accessed._________.

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