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Proportionate Mortality for Cardiovascular, Neurodegenerative, & Renal Disease by Industry for Health Care & Social Assistance
Summary Table

  PMRs
Health Services & Social Assistance Offices Of Physicians Offices Of Dentists Offices Of Chiropractors Offices Of Optometrists Offices Of Health Practitioners, Nec Hospitals Nursing & Personal Care Facilities Health Services, Nec
Cause of Death 106 135 134 122 143 115 103 87 110
Neurodegenerative Disease
Dementia & Alzheimer's Disease 104 126 129 109 138 110 100 92 112
Arteriosclerotic Dementia 112 137 130 155 214 101 113 85 108
Parkinson's Disease 111 146 142 111 133 118 105 92 115
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis 116 183 134 340 120 138 113 80 109
Multiple Sclerosis 97 121 160 . 232 138 103 54 87
All Cardiovascular Diseases 98 94 93 94 91 99 98 102 94
Hypertensive Disease 102 94 86 89 96 115 101 109 105
Ischemic Heart Disease 99 95 89 95 90 100 99 108 90
Acute Myocardial Infarction 95 87 85 99 85 87 96 107 85
Other Ischemic Heart Disease 101 101 92 94 93 108 102 108 93
Other Forms Of Heart Disease 97 93 92 92 89 100 98 99 93
Cerebrovascular Disease 98 99 105 97 93 104 97 101 93
All Renal Disease 99 96 93 98 111 97 100 102 96
Acute Renal Failure 97 88 96 42 97 100 100 93 85
Chronic Renal Failure 99 96 92 115 123 102 99 102 96
Diabetes 103 84 79 80 82 101 104 118 99

(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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