PESTICIDE ILLNESS & INJURY SURVEILLANCE
The animated map shows the acute work-related pesticide poisoning incidence rate (per million full time workers) by state during the period of 2006-2011 using the instructions for the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) Indicator #11. The number of states with a rate of acute work-related pesticide poisoning of 38.8/million full time workers or higher has progressively decreased during this time period. In 2006, 10 states had a rate at this level or higher. In 2011, only 6 states did. In 2011, the states with a rate of acute work-related pesticide poisoning of 38.8/million full time workers or higher were Iowa, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota and Wyoming.
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