OS TB 04/22/1999 - Table R71. Number and percent distribution of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work by selected worker characteristics and number of days away from work-2 pages TABLE R71. Number of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work(1) by selected worker characteristics and number of days away from work, 1997 ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ | | | | | Cases involving | | |___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________| | Private | | | | | | | | Median Characteristic | indus- | 1 day | 2 days | 3 to 5 days | 6 to 10 days | 11 to 20 days | 21 to 30 days | 31 days or more |days away | try(2) |___________________|___________________|___________________|___________________|___________________|___________________|___________________|from work | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Number | Percent | Number | Percent | Number | Percent | Number | Percent | Number | Percent | Number | Percent | Number | Percent | ____________________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________ | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Total..........|1,833,380| 304,897 | 16.6 | 238,661 | 13.0 | 373,463 | 20.4 | 240,339 | 13.1 | 214,516 | 11.7 | 121,932 | 6.7 | 339,572 | 18.5 | 5 | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Sex: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Male...............|1,209,097| 203,025 | 16.8 | 151,869 | 12.6 | 244,213 | 20.2 | 158,380 | 13.1 | 141,198 | 11.7 | 82,600 | 6.8 | 227,812 | 18.8 | 6 Female.............| 605,589| 98,488 | 16.3 | 84,352 | 13.9 | 126,283 | 20.9 | 79,475 | 13.1 | 71,149 | 11.7 | 38,059 | 6.3 | 107,783 | 17.8 | 5 Not reported.......| 18,695| 3,385 | 18.1 | 2,440 | 13.1 | 2,967 | 15.9 | 2,484 | 13.3 | 2,168 | 11.6 | 1,272 | 6.8 | 3,978 | 21.3 | 7 | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Age:(3) | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | 14 to 15...........| 284| 15 | 5.3 | 26 | 9.2 | 48 | 16.9 | 121 | 42.6 | 6 | 2.1 | 28 | 9.9 | 39 | 13.7 | 9 16 to 19...........| 59,737| 13,206 | 22.1 | 10,286 | 17.2 | 15,966 | 26.7 | 7,122 | 11.9 | 5,469 | 9.2 | 3,012 | 5.0 | 4,675 | 7.8 | 3 20 to 24...........| 208,054| 44,850 | 21.6 | 33,732 | 16.2 | 46,714 | 22.5 | 30,181 | 14.5 | 19,882 | 9.6 | 12,042 | 5.8 | 20,653 | 9.9 | 4 25 to 34...........| 532,816| 95,533 | 17.9 | 73,897 | 13.9 | 114,828 | 21.6 | 68,877 | 12.9 | 61,499 | 11.5 | 33,252 | 6.2 | 84,929 | 15.9 | 5 35 to 44...........| 517,842| 81,555 | 15.7 | 64,643 | 12.5 | 100,381 | 19.4 | 68,747 | 13.3 | 61,661 | 11.9 | 34,975 | 6.8 | 105,881 | 20.4 | 6 45 to 54...........| 314,158| 43,062 | 13.7 | 34,047 | 10.8 | 59,859 | 19.1 | 39,988 | 12.7 | 40,870 | 13.0 | 22,453 | 7.1 | 73,879 | 23.5 | 8 55 to 64...........| 134,737| 16,134 | 12.0 | 13,822 | 10.3 | 22,471 | 16.7 | 16,753 | 12.4 | 17,632 | 13.1 | 11,782 | 8.7 | 36,143 | 26.8 | 10 65 and over........| 22,380| 2,411 | 10.8 | 2,114 | 9.4 | 3,821 | 17.1 | 2,803 | 12.5 | 3,356 | 15.0 | 2,113 | 9.4 | 5,762 | 25.7 | 11 | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Occupation: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Managerial and | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | professional | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | specialty.........| 98,489| 17,245 | 17.5 | 13,863 | 14.1 | 21,596 | 21.9 | 13,379 | 13.6 | 11,257 | 11.4 | 5,297 | 5.4 | 15,852 | 16.1 | 5 Technical, sales, | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | and administrative| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | support...........| 271,685| 45,594 | 16.8 | 37,063 | 13.6 | 59,388 | 21.9 | 35,240 | 13.0 | 31,622 | 11.6 | 16,113 | 5.9 | 46,665 | 17.2 | 5 Service............| 315,050| 49,675 | 15.8 | 46,370 | 14.7 | 69,431 | 22.0 | 43,038 | 13.7 | 37,238 | 11.8 | 19,672 | 6.2 | 49,625 | 15.8 | 5 Farming, forestry, | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | and fishing.......| 48,040| 7,863 | 16.4 | 5,532 | 11.5 | 10,880 | 22.6 | 7,018 | 14.6 | 5,372 | 11.2 | 2,855 | 5.9 | 8,520 | 17.7 | 5 Precision | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | production, craft,| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | and repair........| 310,434| 51,515 | 16.6 | 39,188 | 12.6 | 54,839 | 17.7 | 39,614 | 12.8 | 35,882 | 11.6 | 23,948 | 7.7 | 65,449 | 21.1 | 7 Operators, | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | fabricators, and | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | laborers..........| 775,259| 130,301 | 16.8 | 94,789 | 12.2 | 154,249 | 19.9 | 100,389 | 12.9 | 91,452 | 11.8 | 52,899 | 6.8 | 151,180 | 19.5 | 6 Nonclassifiable....| 14,423| 2,704 | 18.7 | 1,856 | 12.9 | 3,080 | 21.4 | 1,662 | 11.5 | 1,693 | 11.7 | 1,148 | 8.0 | 2,280 | 15.8 | 5 | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Length of service | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | with employer: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Less than 3 months.| 236,518| 43,522 | 18.4 | 31,458 | 13.3 | 52,199 | 22.1 | 31,005 | 13.1 | 23,750 | 10.0 | 15,822 | 6.7 | 38,762 | 16.4 | 5 3 to 11 months.....| 328,245| 58,639 | 17.9 | 51,006 | 15.5 | 70,560 | 21.5 | 42,059 | 12.8 | 34,883 | 10.6 | 20,391 | 6.2 | 50,708 | 15.4 | 5 1 to 5 years.......| 581,534| 99,548 | 17.1 | 76,564 | 13.2 | 118,793 | 20.4 | 77,164 | 13.3 | 69,717 | 12.0 | 36,990 | 6.4 | 102,758 | 17.7 | 5 More than 5 years..| 479,738| 70,121 | 14.6 | 53,208 | 11.1 | 91,255 | 19.0 | 62,513 | 13.0 | 60,854 | 12.7 | 35,431 | 7.4 | 106,355 | 22.2 | 7 Not reported.......| 207,346| 33,068 | 15.9 | 26,425 | 12.7 | 40,656 | 19.6 | 27,598 | 13.3 | 25,312 | 12.2 | 13,297 | 6.4 | 40,989 | 19.8 | 6 | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Race or ethnic | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | origin: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | White, non-Hispanic| 966,289| 164,901 | 17.1 | 130,301 | 13.5 | 196,863 | 20.4 | 122,199 | 12.6 | 110,626 | 11.4 | 65,511 | 6.8 | 175,888 | 18.2 | 5 Black, non-Hispanic| 163,823| 27,293 | 16.7 | 22,289 | 13.6 | 34,054 | 20.8 | 22,598 | 13.8 | 19,772 | 12.1 | 10,259 | 6.3 | 27,558 | 16.8 | 5 Hispanic...........| 187,221| 27,627 | 14.8 | 21,502 | 11.5 | 38,628 | 20.6 | 26,314 | 14.1 | 21,670 | 11.6 | 13,167 | 7.0 | 38,313 | 20.5 | 7 Asian or Pacific | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Islander..........| 30,969| 5,519 | 17.8 | 3,439 | 11.1 | 6,642 | 21.4 | 3,990 | 12.9 | 4,653 | 15.0 | 1,739 | 5.6 | 4,986 | 16.1 | 5 American Indian or | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Alaskan | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Native............| 7,551| 1,032 | 13.7 | 983 | 13.0 | 1,727 | 22.9 | 1,119 | 14.8 | 818 | 10.8 | 828 | 11.0 | 1,044 | 13.8 | 6 Not reported.......| 477,528| 78,526 | 16.4 | 60,146 | 12.6 | 95,550 | 20.0 | 64,119 | 13.4 | 56,977 | 11.9 | 30,427 | 6.4 | 91,783 | 19.2 | 6 ____________________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________ 1 Days-away-from-work cases include those which result in days away from work with or without restricted work activity. 2 Excludes farms with fewer than 11 employees. 3 Information is not shown separately in this release for injured workers under age 14; they accounted for fewer than 50 cases. NOTE: Dashes indicate data that are not available. Because of rounding, data may not sum to totals. n.e.c. = not elsewhere classified. SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor