Worker Health Information from the National Health Interview Survey
These charts summarize the 2010 NHIS-OHS data for the Manufacturing industries in an effort to provide industry leaders with information so they can better understand health and exposure burdens specific to their workforce.
In the 2010 NHIS-OHS, the sample of those employed in the Manufacturing industries consisted of 1,590 persons, representing approximately 14.6 million workers. . The charts linked below show the prevalence (rates) of selected health outcomes; work organization and psychosocial factors; and physical and chemical exposures among workers in the Manufacturing industries. All Manufacturing workers are compared to all U.S. workers combined, and comparisons are made among 20 specific Manufacturing industries.
- Description of manufacturing workers in the US
- All industry sectors vs. the manufacturing sector
- Health conditions
- Work organization factors
- Psychosocial exposures
- Physical and chemical exposures