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Proportionate Mortality for Cardiovascular, Neurodegenerative, & Renal Disease by Industry for Mining
Summary Table

  PMRs
Mining Metal Mining Industry Coal Mining Industry Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas Extraction Industry Nonmetallic Mining & Quarrying Industry, Exc Fuel
Cause of Death 76 98 67 96 84
Neurodegenerative Disease
Dementia & Alzheimer's Disease 79 99 69 102 92
Arteriosclerotic Dementia 61 77 53 84 62
Parkinson's Disease 73 93 68 83 76
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis 84 157 63 117 86
Multiple Sclerosis 62 75 48 96 65
All Cardiovascular Diseases 103 91 106 100 100
Hypertensive Disease 89 73 92 82 96
Ischemic Heart Disease 103 79 107 100 99
Acute Myocardial Infarction 106 82 111 104 102
Other Ischemic Heart Disease 100 75 104 100 97
Other Forms Of Heart Disease 110 96 114 102 103
Cerebrovascular Disease 93 87 94 93 94
All Renal Disease 101 89 104 93 100
Acute Renal Failure 108 85 114 101 96
Chronic Renal Failure 102 95 105 95 105
Diabetes 91 83 95 77 96

(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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