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Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing Sector Profile -Data Tables for Figures


Table 1. Prevalence of selected health conditions; work organization and psychosocial factors; and physical and chemical exposures among U.S. workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing Sector vs. All U.S. workers, 2010)

  All U.S. workers Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing sector
Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
Health Conditions Dermatitis in the past 12 months1 9.8 0.3 9.2-10.3 5.5 1.6 2.4-8.7
Carpal tunnel syndrome in the past 12 months1 3.1 0.2 2.8-3.4 5.6* 2.6 0.6-10.7
Current asthma1 7.2 0.2 6.7-7.6 3.9* 1.3 1.3-6.4
Injury or poisoning at work in the past 12 months1 2.8 0.4 2.0-3.4 + + +
Work Organization Factors Work 60 hours a week or more2 7.2 0.3 6.7-7.7 24.1 3.5 17.2-31.0
Work 48 hours a week or more2 18.7 0.4 18.0-19.5 37.3 3.8 29.9-44.7
Non-standard work arrangements1 18.7 0.4 18.0-19.4 42.8 4.0 35.0-50.7
Temporary employment1 7.2 0.3 6.7-7.7 12.7 2.9 6.9-18.4
Non-standard shifts1 28.7 0.5 27.8-29.7 28.6 3.4 21.8-35.3
Psychosocial Exposures Job insecurity3 31.7 0.5 30.8-32.6 22.8 3.2 16.4-29.1
Work-family imbalance3 16.3 0.4 15.6-17.1 9.4 1.8 5.9-12.9
Hostile work environments1 7.8 0.3 7.3-8.4 2.1* 0.9 0.4-3.8
Physical/Chemical Exposures Exposure to potential skin hazards at work1 20.6 0.4 19.8-21.3 29.1 3.7 21.8-36.5
Exposure to secondhand smoke at work4 10.0 0.3 9.3-10.6 6.9* 2.3 2.5-11.4
Exposure to outdoor work1 24.7 0.4 23.8-25.6 84.6 2.7 79.3-90.0
Exposure to vapors, gas, dust, or fumes5 25.0 0.4 24.2-25.8 52.9 4.3 44.5-61.2

1 Among U.S. adults who have worked in the past 12 months.

2 Among U.S. adults who have worked in the past 12 months, who only held 1 job.

3 Among U.S. adults who were employed in the week prior to interview.

4 Among non-smoking U.S. adults who have worked in the past 12 months.

5 Exposure during longest-held job (all other exposures refer to current or most recent job).

* These estimates have a relative standard error >30% and <50% and should be used with caution as they do not meet NCHS reliability/precision standards.

+ Estimates with a relative standard error >50% are not shown as they do not meet NCHS reliability/precision standards.

 

Table 2. Prevalence of dermatitis in the past 12 months among U.S. adults who worked in the past 12 months by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing subsector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 9.8 0.3 9.2-10.3
All Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing workers 5.5 1.6 2.4-8.7
Crop production 6.7* 2.7 1.3-12.1
Animal production 3.3* 1.6 0.2-6.5
Forestry and logging + + +
Fishing, hunting, and trapping -- -- --
Support activities for agriculture and forestry + + +

* These estimates have a relative standard error >30% and <50% and should be used with caution as they do not meet NCHS reliability/precision standards.

+ Estimates with a relative standard error >50% are not shown as they do not meet NCHS reliability/precision standards.

-- No cases detected, likely due to insufficient sample size.

 

Table 3. Prevalence of carpal tunnel syndrome in the past 12 months among U.S. adults who worked in the past 12 months by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing subsector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 3.1 0.2 2.8-3.4
All Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing workers 5.6* 2.6 0.6-10.7
Crop production + + +
Animal production + + +
Forestry and logging + + +
Fishing, hunting, and trapping -- -- --
Support activities for agriculture and forestry + + +

* These estimates have a relative standard error >30% and <50% and should be used with caution as they do not meet NCHS reliability/precision standards.

+ Estimates with a relative standard error >50% are not shown as they do not meet NCHS reliability/precision standards.

-- No cases detected, likely due to insufficient sample size.

 

Table 4. Prevalence of current asthma among U.S. adults who worked in the past 12 months by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing subsector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 7.2 0.2 6.7-7.6
All Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing workers 3.9* 1.3 1.3-6.4
Crop production 3.8* 1.7 0.5-7.0
Animal production + + +
Forestry and logging -- -- --
Fishing, hunting, and trapping -- -- --
Support activities for agriculture and forestry + + +

* These estimates have a relative standard error >30% and <50% and should be used with caution as they do not meet NCHS reliability/precision standards.

+ Estimates with a relative standard error >50% are not shown as they do not meet NCHS reliability/precision standards.

-- No cases detected, likely due to insufficient sample size.

 

Table 5. Prevalence of working 48 hours a week or more among U.S. adults working one job at the time of interview by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing subsector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 18.7 0.4 18.0-19.5
All Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing workers 37.3 3.8 29.9-44.7
Crop production 36.0 5.6 25.0-47.1
Animal production 42.8 6.4 30.1-55.4
Forestry and logging 42.5 12.5 18.0-67.1
Fishing, hunting, and trapping 61.5* 22.3 17.6-100.0
Support activities for agriculture and forestry 13.5* 6.2 1.3-25.7

* These estimates have a relative standard error >30% and <50% and should be used with caution as they do not meet NCHS reliability/precision standards.

 

Table 6. Prevalence of non-standard work arrangements among U.S. adults who worked in the past 12 months by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing subsector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 18.7 0.4 18.0-19.4
All Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing workers 42.8 4.0 35.0-50.7
Crop production 34.5 5.9 22.9-46.2
Animal production 53.3 5.7 42.1-64.5
Forestry and logging 20.8* 7.1 6.9-34.7
Fishing, hunting, and trapping + + +
Support activities for agriculture and forestry 62.4 11.2 40.4-84.5

* These estimates have a relative standard error >30% and <50% and should be used with caution as they do not meet NCHS reliability/precision standards.

+ Estimates with a relative standard error >50% are not shown as they do not meet NCHS reliability/precision standards.

 

Table 7. Prevalence of temporary employment among U.S. adults who worked in the past 12 months by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing subsector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 7.2 0.3 6.7-7.7
All Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing workers 12.7 2.9 6.9-18.4
Crop production 19.6 5.2 9.4-29.9
Animal production + + +
Forestry and logging + + +
Fishing, hunting, and trapping + + +
Support activities for agriculture and forestry 18.8* 7.7 3.6-33.9

* These estimates have a relative standard error >30% and <50% and should be used with caution as they do not meet NCHS reliability/precision standards.

+ Estimates with a relative standard error >50% are not shown as they do not meet NCHS reliability/precision standards.

 

Table 8. Prevalence of non-standard shifts among U.S. adults who worked in the past 12 months by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing subsector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 28.7 0.5 27.8-29.7
All Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing workers 28.6 3.4 21.8-35.3
Crop production 24.2 4.8 14.8-33.5
Animal production 43.1 7.8 27.7-58.4
Forestry and logging + + +
Fishing, hunting, and trapping 52.5* 19.2 14.7-90.2
Support activities for agriculture and forestry 13.3* 6.6 0.3-26.3

* These estimates have a relative standard error >30% and <50% and should be used with caution as they do not meet NCHS reliability/precision standards.

+ Estimates with a relative standard error >50% are not shown as they do not meet NCHS reliability/precision standards.

 

Table 9. Prevalence of job insecurity among working U.S. adults by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing subsector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 31.7 0.5 30.8-32.6
All Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing workers 22.8 3.2 16.4-29.1
Crop production 29.8 4.8 20.4-39.3
Animal production 6.3* 2.7 0.9-11.6
Forestry and logging 29.7* 11.4 7.3-52.0
Fishing, hunting, and trapping + + +
Support activities for agriculture and forestry 37.3* 12.1 13.5-61.0

* These estimates have a relative standard error >30% and <50% and should be used with caution as they do not meet NCHS reliability/precision standards.

+ Estimates with a relative standard error >50% are not shown as they do not meet NCHS reliability/precision standards.

 

Table 10. Prevalence of work-family imbalance among working U.S. adults by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing subsector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 16.3 0.4 15.6-17.1
All Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing workers 9.4 1.8 5.9-12.9
Crop production 6.4* 2.2 2.1-10.8
Animal production 10.3 3.0 4.5-16.1
Forestry and logging + + +
Fishing, hunting, and trapping + + +
Support activities for agriculture and forestry + + +

* These estimates have a relative standard error >30% and <50% and should be used with caution as they do not meet NCHS reliability/precision standards.

+ Estimates with a relative standard error >50% are not shown as they do not meet NCHS reliability/precision standards.

 

Table 11. Prevalence of hostile work environments among U.S. adults who worked in the past 12 months by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing subsector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 7.8 0.3 7.3-8.4
All Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing workers 2.1* 0.9 0.4-3.8
Crop production 2.9* 1.3 0.4-5.4
Animal production -- -- --
Forestry and logging -- -- --
Fishing, hunting, and trapping + + +
Support activities for agriculture and forestry + + +

* These estimates have a relative standard error >30% and <50% and should be used with caution as they do not meet NCHS reliability/precision standards.

+ Estimates with a relative standard error >50% are not shown as they do not meet NCHS reliability/precision standards.

-- No cases detected, likely due to insufficient sample size.

 

Table 12. Prevalence of exposure to potential skin hazards at work among U.S. adults who worked in the past 12 months by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing subsector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 20.6 0.4 19.8-21.3
All Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing workers 29.1 3.7 21.8-36.5
Crop production 33.5 5.5 22.7-44.3
Animal production 22.6 6.0 10.7-34.5
Forestry and logging + + +
Fishing, hunting, and trapping 40.1* 19.0 2.6-77.5
Support activities for agriculture and forestry 39.2 11.6 16.3-62.0

* These estimates have a relative standard error >30% and <50% and should be used with caution as they do not meet NCHS reliability/precision standards.

+ Estimates with a relative standard error >50% are not shown as they do not meet NCHS reliability/precision standards.

 

Table 13. Prevalence of exposure to outdoor work among U.S. adults who worked in the past 12 months by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing subsector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 24.7 0.4 23.8-25.6
All Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing workers 84.6 2.7 79.3-90.0
Crop production 80.7 4.9 71.2-90.3
Animal production 93.0 3.3 86.5-99.5
Forestry and logging 84.2 7.6 69.3-99.2
Fishing, hunting, and trapping 83.9 11.8 60.7-100.0
Support activities for agriculture and forestry 76.3 8.7 59.2-93.4

 

Table 14. Prevalence of exposure to vapors, gas, dust, or fumes among U.S. adults who worked in the past 12 months by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing subsector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 25 0.4 24.2-25.8
All Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing workers 52.9 4.3 44.5-61.2
Crop production 52.7 5.9 41.1-64.4
Animal production 51.4 7.6 36.4-66.4
Forestry and logging 47.3 11.5 24.6-70.0
Fishing, hunting, and trapping + + +
Support activities for agriculture and forestry 63.2 11.5 40.6-85.7

+ Estimates with a relative standard error >50% are not shown as they do not meet NCHS reliability/precision standards.

 

Table 15a. Prevalence of exposure to secondhand smoke at work among non-smoking U.S. adults by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing subsector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 10.0 0.3 9.3-10.6
All Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing workers 6.9* 2.3 2.5-11.4
Crop production 9.3* 3.8 1.9-16.8
Animal production + + +
Forestry and logging -- -- --
Fishing, hunting, and trapping -- -- --
Support activities for agriculture and forestry + + +

* These estimates have a relative standard error >30% and <50% and should be used with caution as they do not meet NCHS reliability/precision standards.

+ Estimates with a relative standard error >50% are not shown as they do not meet NCHS reliability/precision standards.

-- No cases detected, likely due to insufficient sample size.

 

Table 15b. Prevalence of smoking among U.S. adults who worked in the past 12 months by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing subsector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 19.7 0.4 18.9-20.4
All Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing workers 17.6 2.6 12.5-22.8
Crop production 15.7 4.5 6.8-24.5
Animal production 18.9 4.8 9.5-28.3
Forestry and logging + + +
Fishing, hunting, and trapping 56.5* 18.4 20.3-92.7
Support activities for agriculture and forestry 13.8* 6.1 1.9-25.7

* These estimates have a relative standard error >30% and <50% and should be used with caution as they do not meet NCHS reliability/precision standards.

+ Estimates with a relative standard error >50% are not shown as they do not meet NCHS reliability/precision standards.

 

 
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