The Work-Related Lung Disease Surveillance Report, 1994
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 1994-120
Data presented in the 1994 report originate generally from programs and activities described in the 1991 and 1992 reports. The 1994 report is divided into 11 major sections, most containing both figures and data tables. Ten sections summarize mortality and morbidity data and other information, such as occupational exposures, for types of pneumoconiosis, malignant neoplasms of the pleura, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, occupational asthma, and other lung conditions. The final section provides data from the Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics (AOEC) Disease Surveillance Database. The 1994 report contains major additions, including previously unreported data, such as those from the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) and the AOEC, and additional statistical measures, such as proportionate mortality ratios, both crude and age-adjusted rates at national and state levels, and years of potential life lost to age 65 and to life expectancy.