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Table 1. Prevalence of injury or poisoning at work in the past 12 months1 among U.S. adults who worked in the past 12 months by NORA sector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 2.8 0.4 2.0-3.4
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing + + +
Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction + + +
Construction 6.4* 2.2 2.0-10.8
Manufacturing 2.4* 0.9 0.7-4.1
Wholesale and Retail Trade 2.8* 1.4 0.3-5.7
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 2.0* 0.9 0.3-3.9
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2.8* 0.9 1.1-4.7
Services 2.0 0.4 1.1-2.7
Public Safety 8.4* 4.0 0.5-16.0

1 The 12-month prevalence estimates presented here were obtained by multiplying 3-month estimates by 4.

* 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 2a. Prevalence of dermatitis in the past 12 months among U.S. adults who worked in the past 12 months by NORA sector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 9.8 0.3 9.2-10.3
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing 5.5 1.6 2.4-8.7
Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction + + +
Construction 8.1 1.0 6.3-10.0
Manufacturing 8.7 0.8 7.2-10.2
Wholesale and Retail Trade 8.4 0.8 6.9-9.9
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 5.9 0.9 4.1-7.7
Healthcare and Social Assistance 12.0 0.8 10.4-13.6
Services 10.6 0.4 9.8-11.5
Public Safety 9.9 2.3 5.3-14.4

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

 

Table 2b. Proportion of dermatitis cases attributed to work by a healthcare professional among U.S. adults who worked in the past 12 months by NORA sector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 5.6 0.7 4.3-7.0
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing + + +
Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction -- -- --
Construction 11.3* 4.0 3.5-19.2
Manufacturing 7.2* 2.5 2.4-12.0
Wholesale and Retail Trade 2.7* 1.3 0.2-5.2
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 11.1* 5.4 0.4-21.7
Healthcare and Social Assistance 9.0 2.1 4.7-13.2
Services 4.1 0.8 2.6-5.7
Public Safety -- -- --

* 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 2c. Proportion of dermatitis cases resulting in days away from work among U.S. adults who worked in the past 12 months by NORA sector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 14.8 1.0 12.9-16.7
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing + + +
Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction -- -- --
Construction 20.0 4.5 11.1-28.9
Manufacturing 15.4 3.9 7.7-23.0
Wholesale and Retail Trade 7.4 2.0 3.5-11.4
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 14.0* 5.4 3.3-24.7
Healthcare and Social Assistance 15.7 2.3 11.2-20.2
Services 15.6 1.4 13.0-18.3
Public Safety + + +

* 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 3a. Prevalence of carpal tunnel syndrome in the past 12 months among U.S. adults who worked in the past 12 months by NORA sector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 3.1 0.2 2.8-3.4
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing 5.6* 2.6 0.6-10.7
Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction + + +
Construction 2.0 0.5 1.0-2.9
Manufacturing 3.8 0.5 2.9-4.8
Wholesale and Retail Trade 3.3 0.4 2.6-4.1
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 1.9 0.5 0.9-3.0
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3.6 0.5 2.7-4.5
Services 3.2 0.2 2.8-3.6
Public Safety + + +

* 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 3b. Proportion of carpal tunnel syndrome cases attributed to work by a healthcare professional among U.S. adults who worked in the past 12 months by NORA sector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 67.1 2.2 62.9-71.4
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing 63.3 17.9 28.0-98.6
Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction -- -- --
Construction 58.3 11.8 35.1-81.6
Manufacturing 85.5 4.8 76.1-95.0
Wholesale and Retail Trade 65.0 5.8 53.5-76.4
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 70.8 10.6 50.0-91.6
Healthcare and Social Assistance 55.1 6.6 42.1-68.1
Services 67.6 3.2 61.3-74.0
Public Safety + + +

+ 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 3c. Proportion of carpal tunnel syndrome cases resulting in days away from work among U.S. adults who worked in the past 12 months by NORA sector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 18.5 1.8 14.8-22.1
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing + + +
Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction -- -- --
Construction + + +
Manufacturing 19.5 5.7 8.3-30.8
Wholesale and Retail Trade 21.1 5.5 10.2-32.0
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities + + +
Healthcare and Social Assistance 23.7 5.5 12.9-34.5
Services 16.0 2.6 11.0-21.0
Public Safety + + +

+ 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 4a. Prevalence of current asthma among U.S. adults who worked in the past 12 months by NORA sector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 7.2 0.2 6.7-7.6
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing 3.9* 1.3 1.3-6.4
Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction + + +
Construction 5.1 0.8 3.4-6.7
Manufacturing 5.5 0.7 4.2-6.9
Wholesale and Retail Trade 7.8 0.8 6.4-9.3
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 5.5 0.9 3.6-7.3
Healthcare and Social Assistance 8.8 0.7 7.5-10.0
Services 7.5 0.3 6.8-8.2
Public Safety 4.8* 1.8 1.3-8.3

* 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 4b. Proportion of asthma cases attributed to work by a healthcare professional among U.S. adults who worked in the past 12 months by NORA sector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 6.6 0.8 5.1-8.2
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing -- -- --
Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction + + +
Construction 12.6* 6.2 0.5-24.8
Manufacturing 6.0* 2.4 1.2-10.7
Wholesale and Retail Trade 5.1* 1.7 1.8-8.5
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 10.8* 5.4 0.3-21.4
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2.9* 1.2 0.5-5.2
Services 7.2 1.1 5.0-9.3
Public Safety + + +

*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 4c. Proportion of asthma cases resulting in days away from work among U.S. adults who worked in the past 12 months by NORA sector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 22.6 1.4 19.9-25.3
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing 28.5* 13.7 1.6-55.4
Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction + + +
Construction 19.1* 6.8 5.8-32.5
Manufacturing 15.3 3.5 8.5-22.1
Wholesale and Retail Trade 18.3 3.4 11.5-25.1
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 27.0 7.7 11.8-42.3
Healthcare and Social Assistance 31.9 4.1 23.9-39.9
Services 21.2 2.1 17.0-25.3
Public Safety + + +

* 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 5a. Prevalence of working 48 hours a week or more among U.S. adults working one job at the time of interview by NORA sector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 18.7 0.4 18.0-19.5
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing 37.3 3.8 29.9-44.7
Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction 50.4 6.9 36.8-64.0
Construction 18.6 1.5 15.7-21.5
Manufacturing 25.2 1.5 22.2-28.1
Wholesale and Retail Trade 18.0 1.0 16.1-20.0
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 27.8 2.0 23.9-31.6
Healthcare and Social Assistance 14.7 1.0 12.7-16.8
Services 16.5 0.6 15.4-17.6
Public Safety 32.7 4.7 23.5-42.0

 

Table 5b. Prevalence of working 60 hours a week or more among U.S. adults working one job at the time of interview by NORA sector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 7.2 0.3 6.7-7.7
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing 24.1 3.5 17.2-31.0
Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction 25.0 5.6 13.9-36.0
Construction 7.2 0.9 5.3-9.0
Manufacturing 7.8 0.9 6.0-9.6
Wholesale and Retail Trade 6.4 0.7 5.1-7.8
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 12.3 1.5 9.2-15.3
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5.1 0.6 3.9-6.3
Services 6.4 0.4 5.7-7.1
Public Safety 11.5 3.0 5.7-17.4

 

 

Table 6. Prevalence of non-standard work arrangements among U.S. adults who worked in the past 12 months by NORA sector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 18.7 0.4 18.0-19.4
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing 42.8 4.0 35.0-50.7
Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction 7.8* 3.5 1.0-14.6
Construction 44.1 1.8 40.5-47.7
Manufacturing 8.5 0.8 7.0-10.1
Wholesale and Retail Trade 10.6 0.8 9.1-12.1
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 15.1 1.4 12.4-17.8
Healthcare and Social Assistance 13.0 0.8 11.5-14.5
Services 20.9 0.5 19.9-22.0
Public Safety 3.3* 1.1 1.2-5.4

* 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 7. Prevalence of temporary employment among U.S. adults who worked in the past 12 months by NORA sector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 7.2 0.3 6.7-7.7
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing 12.7 2.9 6.9-18.4
Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction 6.7* 3.2 0.4-13.0
Construction 15.1 1.3 12.5-17.7
Manufacturing 3.9 0.5 2.8-5.0
Wholesale and Retail Trade 3.8 0.6 2.6-5.0
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 4.3 0.7 2.9-5.8
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4.2 0.5 3.2-5.1
Services 8.7 0.4 8.0-9.5
Public Safety + + +

* 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 NORA sector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 28.7 0.5 27.8-29.7
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing 28.6 3.4 21.8-35.3
Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction 42.4 6.2 30.2-54.5
Construction 12.8 1.2 10.3-15.2
Manufacturing 22.8 1.2 20.4-25.3
Wholesale and Retail Trade 42.9 1.3 40.3-45.6
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 33.6 1.9 29.9-37.4
Healthcare and Social Assistance 27.6 1.1 25.5-29.7
Services 27.3 0.6 26.0-28.6
Public Safety 53.7 3.9 46.1-61.3

 

Table 9. Prevalence of job insecurity among working U.S. adults by NORA sector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 31.7 0.5 30.8-32.6
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing 22.8 3.2 16.4-29.1
Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction 34.9 6.6 22.0-47.8
Construction 54.7 1.9 50.9-58.4
Manufacturing 35.6 1.5 32.7-38.5
Wholesale and Retail Trade 31.4 1.2 29.0-33.8
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 30.4 1.9 26.7-34.1
Healthcare and Social Assistance 24.8 1.1 22.6-27.0
Services 30.4 0.6 29.1-31.6
Public Safety 15.8 2.8 10.3-21.3

 

 

Table 10. Prevalence of work-family imbalance among working U.S. adults by NORA sector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 16.3 0.4 15.6-17.1
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing 9.4 1.8 5.9-12.9
Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction 20.6 5.7 9.4-31.9
Construction 16.0 1.4 13.3-18.6
Manufacturing 16.5 1.1 14.4-18.5
Wholesale and Retail Trade 16.7 1.1 14.5-18.9
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 16.4 1.6 13.3-19.5
Healthcare and Social Assistance 16.2 0.9 14.4-18.0
Services 16.2 0.5 15.2-17.3
Public Safety 23.8 3.6 16.7-30.9

 

 

Table 11. Prevalence of hostile work environments among U.S. adults who worked in the past 12 months by NORA sector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 7.8 0.3 7.3-8.4
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing 2.1* 0.9 0.4-3.8
Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction 3.6* 1.6 0.5-6.8
Construction 5.0 0.8 3.5-6.5
Manufacturing 5.4 0.6 4.1-6.6
Wholesale and Retail Trade 9.5 0.8 7.9-11.1
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 9.4 1.1 7.4-11.5
Healthcare and Social Assistance 9.1 0.7 7.7-10.6
Services 7.5 0.4 6.7-8.3
Public Safety 29.6 3.8 22.1-37.1

* 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 12. Prevalence of exposure to potential skin hazards at work among U.S. adults who worked in the past 12 months by NORA sector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 20.6 0.4 19.8-21.3
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing 29.1 3.7 21.8-36.5
Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction 38.5 5.7 27.4-49.7
Construction 31.2 1.7 27.9-34.5
Manufacturing 26.2 1.2 23.8-28.6
Wholesale and Retail Trade 19.1 1.1 16.9-21.4
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 14.3 1.4 11.6-17.0
Healthcare and Social Assistance 25.0 1.0 23.0-26.9
Services 17.4 0.5 16.4-18.4
Public Safety 25.4 3.8 17.9-32.8

 

 

Table 13. Prevalence of exposure to outdoor work among U.S. adults who worked in the past 12 months by NORA sector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 24.7 0.4 23.8-25.6
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing 84.6 2.7 79.3-90.0
Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction 65.4 6.0 53.6-77.2
Construction 72.7 1.7 69.4-76.0
Manufacturing 15.1 1.1 12.9-17.3
Wholesale and Retail Trade 18.2 1.1 16.0-20.3
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 53.4 2.0 49.6-57.3
Healthcare and Social Assistance 11.3 0.8 9.8-12.9
Services 19.1 0.6 18.1-20.2
Public Safety 64.8 3.8 57.2-72.3

 

 

Table 14. Prevalence of exposure to vapors, gas, dust, or fumes among U.S. adults who worked in the past 12 months by NORA sector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 25.0 0.4 24.2-25.8
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing 52.9 4.3 44.5-61.2
Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction 66.8 4.6 57.8-75.8
Construction 51.1 1.8 47.5-54.6
Manufacturing 42.8 1.4 39.9-45.6
Wholesale and Retail Trade 21.4 1.0 19.5-23.4
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 40.4 1.9 36.6-44.1
Healthcare and Social Assistance 13.7 0.9 12.0-15.5
Services 17.5 0.5 16.4-18.5
Public Safety 35.6 3.7 28.2-42.9

 

 

Table 15a. Prevalence of exposure to secondhand smoke at work among non-smoking U.S. adults by NORA sector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 10.0 0.3 9.3-10.6
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing 6.9* 2.3 2.5-11.4
Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction 28.4 6.2 16.1-40.6
Construction 23.8 1.9 20.2-27.5
Manufacturing 11.2 1.0 9.2-13.3
Wholesale and Retail Trade 9.7 0.9 7.8-11.5
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 13.9 1.6 10.8-17.0
Healthcare and Social Assistance 8.0 0.7 6.7-9.4
Services 8.1 0.4 7.3-8.9
Public Safety 22.4 3.6 15.4-29.4

* 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 15b. Prevalence of current smokers among U.S. adults who worked in the past 12 months by NORA sector, 2010

  Prevalence (%) Standard Error of Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval
All U.S. workers 19.7 0.4 18.9-20.4
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing 17.6 2.6 12.5-22.8
Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction 26.8 5.5 16.1-37.5
Construction 30.4 1.6 27.3-33.6
Manufacturing 21.9 1.1 19.6-24.1
Wholesale and Retail Trade 22.9 1.1 20.8-25.1
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 21.1 1.6 17.9-24.3
Healthcare and Social Assistance 17.0 1.0 15.1-19.0
Services 17.8 0.5 16.9-18.7
Public Safety 10.1 2.6 5.0-15.3

 

 

 
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