Table 6. Number, incidence rate, and median days away from work for nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work by gender, age groups, and ownership, 2014


     TABLE 6. Number, incidence rate(1), and median days away from work(2) for nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work(3) by gender, age groups,
     and ownership, 2014
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                                   |  Total private, state, and local  |              Private              |               State               |               Local               
                                   |        government(4)(5)(6)        |          industry(4)(5)(6)        |          government(5)(6)         |          government(5)(6)         
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             Characteristic        |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
                                   |           | Incidence |Median days|           | Incidence |Median days|           | Incidence |Median days|           | Incidence |Median days
                                   |   Number  |    rate   | away from |   Number  |    rate   | away from |   Number  |    rate   | away from |   Number  |    rate   | away from 
                                   |           |           |    work   |           |           |    work   |           |           |    work   |           |           |    work   
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                                   |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
     Total cases...................| 1,157,410 |   107.1   |      9    |   916,440 |    97.8   |      9    |    67,400 |   170.3   |     12    |   173,570 |   166.4   |     10    
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     Gender:                       |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       Male........................|   699,470 |   116.5   |     10    |   560,970 |   103.9   |     10    |    35,120 |   223.9   |     12    |   103,380 |   224.7   |     12    
       Female......................|   446,280 |    95.1   |      7    |   348,720 |    89.4   |      7    |    27,590 |   130.5   |      9    |    69,960 |   120.2   |      7    
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     Age:                          |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       14 - 15.....................|       180 |     --    |      3    |       130 |     --    |      4    |     --    |     --    |     --    |        50 |     --    |      1    
       16 - 19.....................|    22,860 |   106.6   |      4    |    21,520 |   104.8   |      4    |       540 |   249.6   |      7    |       800 |   107.0   |      2    
       20 - 24.....................|    97,680 |   104.9   |      5    |    88,460 |   101.9   |      5    |     2,250 |   102.2   |      4    |     6,970 |   165.6   |      5    
       25 - 34.....................|   234,180 |    96.4   |      6    |   195,090 |    90.3   |      6    |    11,470 |   160.3   |      8    |    27,620 |   138.3   |      7    
       35 - 44.....................|   244,710 |   104.0   |     10    |   188,490 |    93.2   |      9    |    14,590 |   179.9   |     12    |    41,620 |   165.3   |      9    
       45 - 54.....................|   286,490 |   117.2   |     12    |   216,280 |   104.0   |     12    |    18,240 |   195.0   |     12    |    51,970 |   189.7   |     10    
       55 - 64.....................|   201,740 |   116.3   |     14    |   155,410 |   106.3   |     15    |    12,400 |   169.8   |     12    |    33,930 |   168.8   |     12    
       65 and over.................|    41,600 |    94.2   |     17    |    32,250 |    85.6   |     17    |     1,930 |   111.6   |     13    |     7,420 |   154.4   |     18    
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       1 The incidence rates represent the number of injuries and illnesses per 10,000 full-time workers and were calculated as (N/EH) x 20,000,000, where
       2 Median days away from work is the measure used to summarize the varying lengths of absences from work among the cases with days away from work. Half the cases involved
     more days and half involved fewer days than a specified median. Median days away from work are represented in actual values.
       3 Days-away-from-work cases include those that resulted in days away from work, some of which also included job transfer or restriction.
       4 Excludes farms with fewer than 11 employees.
       5 Data for Mining (Sector 21 in the North American Industry Classification System-- United States, 2012) include establishments not governed by the Mine Safety and Health
         Administration rules and reporting, such as those in Oil and Gas Extraction and related support activities.  Data for mining operators in coal, metal, and nonmetal mining
         are provided to BLS by the Mine Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor.  Independent mining contractors are excluded from the coal, metal, and
         nonmetal mining industries.  These data do not reflect the changes the Occupational Safety and Health Administration made to its recordkeeping requirements effective
         January 1, 2002; therefore, estimates for these industries are not comparable to estimates in other industries.     
       6 Data for employers in rail transportation are provided to BLS by the Federal Railroad Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation.  
       
       Note:  Dash indicates data do not meet publication guidelines.  Because of rounding and data exclusion of nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.
       Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, in cooperation with participating state agencies.

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