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BLE III. Deaths in 122 U.S. cities,* week ending May 24, 2008 (21st Week).
All causes, by age (years)

All causes, by age (years)
All

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P&It Sorting Area Ages >65 45-64 25-44 1-24

<1 Total Reporting Area Ages >65

45-64 25-44 1-24 <1 Total v England 554 394 98 36 7 19 46 S. Atlantic

1,135 692 279 89 36 37 84 Ston, MA 132 93 24 7 2 6 6

Atlanta, GA
113 61 35 10 6

1 5 geport, CT

37 28

5
3 1

5
Baltimore, MD
131 80 32 10

4 17 mbridge, MA

21 18
3

Charlotte, NC
119 73 36

6

1 18 River, MA

22 18
1

2
Jacksonville, FL
157 95 47

7

3 4 tford, CT

49 33

8
5

2
Miami, FL
109 77 19 12

20 rell, MA 23 20

Norfolk, VA

36 25
6 2

3
11
9

1
Richmond, VA
58 25 23 8 1

1 Bedford, MA

27 22

4
1

3
Savannah, GA
67 42 14

4 2 5 5 v Haven, CT

50 33
6

6 7
St. Petersburg, FL
43 27 8 2

6 vidence, RI 53 32 12

2 5
Tampa, FL

188 122 39 14 7 6 11 nerville, MA

1
1

Washington, D.C.

96 56 16 12 3 7 3 ingfield, MA

40 28
7

2 5
Wilmington, DE

18 9

4
2 3

1 terbury, CT

28 23

3
2

3
rcester, MA
60 36 22

E.S. Central

850 1

549 1 2

211 53 20 17 66 Birmingham, AL 152 99 39

8

3 13 1. Atlantic 2,136 1,475 482 109 37 33 113 Chattanooga, TN

99 67 18 10 2. 2 4 any, NY 55 35 12

4
2
2 2 Knoxville, TN

101 67 24

5 4 1 9 ntown, PA

25 20

4
1

1
Lexington, KY
69 45 17

4 2 1 falo, NY 65 44 16

4

1
Memphis, TN

157 98 44 12 2 1 19 nden, NJ

26 17

4
2

Mobile, AL
75 49 15

5 2

4 3 abeth, NJ

10
4
4
2

Montgomery, AL
50 33 10

3 2 2 2
40
31
6
3

2
Nashville, TN

147 91 44 6 3 3 12 sey City, NJ

15 10
5

2 v York City, NY 972 648

49
13

W.S. Central
52

1,313

841 306 86 42 38 71 vark, NJ

30 19

7
2
2

Austin, TX
3

81 55 15

6 2 3 2 erson, NJ

14
9

Baton Rouge, LA
1

62 1

37

8 10 7 adelphia, PA

492 326
117 30 11

Corpus Christi, TX
8 28

U
U

U

U sburgh, PAS 22 13

Dallas, TX
1
198 115 47 17

11 13 iding, PA

27 22

4
1

El Paso, TX

99 76 16 1

3

4 1 hester, NY 132 106 18

Fort Worth, TX
4
2

107
8

63 32 5 3

4 3 enectady, NY

21
19
1

Houston, TX

372 225 1

95 27 3

14 11 24 anton, PA

30 24
4

2
Little Rock, AR

U U
U

U

U acuse, NY 104 89 10

New Orleans, LA! 5

U

U

U nton, NJ

23 14
7

San Antonio, TX
212 153 43

18 a, NY

16 13
2

Shreveport, LA
51 35 14

1

1 3 kers, NY 17 12

Tulsa, OK
4
1

131
2

82 36

9 2

2 7 . Central 1,876 1,217 468 109 35 47 126

Mountain

1,129 742 252 81 34 19 65 on, OH 56 36 13 3 1 3 3

Albuquerque, NM
118 82 24

6 3 3 9 iton, OH 44 30 10 4

Boise, ID

63
7

48
9

5 1
cago, IL
343 191 102 31 7

Colorado Springs, CO 12 33

65 46 10

6
2

1 cinnati, OH 67 44 14

Denver, CO
4
1
4 7

93 58 25

1

4 6 veland, OH

210
44 3 5

Las Vegas, NV

309 195 4

84 22

16 umbus, OH 229 128 69 20

Ogden, UT 5 13

12 9

1

1

1 ton, OH 114 86 22

Phoenix, AZ
3
2
181 94 54 16

8 9 roit, MI U U U

Pueblo, CO

38 27

4
3 4

2 nsville, IN

41
30

Salt Lake City, UT

109 4

71 20 14 4

12 Wayne, IN 74 50 18 2

Tucson, AZ 1

141 112 21

4 1

2 6 y, IN

19
9
7
2
1
Pacific

1,608 1,108 348 93 22 37 136 nd Rapids, MI

52 37

9
3
1
2 8
Berkeley, CA

19 10

5

1

4 anapolis, IN 165 113 38

1
6 16
Fresno, CA

U
59 35 21

1

2
Glendale, CA
36 28

4 waukee, WI 110 68 31

2

7
Honolulu, HI
82 67 10

1 8 ria, IL

42 28
11

1 1
Long Beach, CA
50 33 11

5 1

3 kford, IL 57 38 15 2 2 Los Angeles, CA 244 154 66 14 4

6 34 th Bend, IN

52 33

9
3 2 1
Pasadena, CA
20 13 6

1
?do, OH
81 54 22 2
2 2 Portland, OR

118
78
26
8

5 7 ngstown, OH

61 53

6
1
1 7
Sacramento, CA
177 124 38 10 4

1 19 1. Central

603
386
141 37 26 13 41

San Diego, CA
152 102 32

7

1 10 9 Moines, IA

U U

U
U

San Francisco, CA
U U

124 86 23 11

2

2. 11 uth, MN

34 28
2

San Jose, CA
2
2
3

211
44 13

2

4 21 sas City, KS 16 7

2
Santa Cruz, CA

28
1

20 6

2 sas City, MO 107 63 27

Seattle, WA

124 4 4

82 35

3 1

3 7 oln, NE

33 28
5

Spokane, WA

73 56

8 4

7 2

4 neapolis, MN 63 44 12

Tacoma, WA
5
1 6

150

32 6 2 3 iha, NE 95 58 24

9
3
1 10
Total
11,204** 7,404 2,585 693 259 260

748 QUIS, MO 130 71 37

8
8

6 4
'aul, MN
52 34 13

2 2. 1 3 nita, KS

73

16
3 1

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ork-Related Injury Deaths Among Hispanics United States, 1992-2006 ispanics are among the fastest-growing segments of the work and deaths related to occupational illnesses. A dece. workforce (1). In 2006, an estimated 19.6 million dent is classified as Hispanic if documentation is available kers in the United States were Hispanic, 56% of whom indicating that the decedent was of Mexican, Puerto Rican, 2 foreign born* (2). To characterize work-related injury Cuban, or Central or South American descent, or of other hs among Hispanic workers in the United States, CDC, Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race. Deaths of Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), and certain state agen

undocumented workers are included. In this report, ceranalyzed data from 1992–2006. This report summa- tain data are presented only for the period 2003–2006 s the results of that analysis, which indicated that, because, in 2003, industry coding changed to the 2002 ing 1992–2006, a total of 11,303 Hispanic workers North American Industry Classification System. Death rates I from work-related injuries. The death rate for His- were calculated for workers aged > 16 years, using estimates ic workers decreased during this period; however, the of employed civilian workers from the BLS Current Popuwas consistently higher than the rate for all U.S. work- lation Survey (CPS) (2). CPS is a monthly survey of apand the proportion of deaths among foreign-born His- proximately 60,000 households that uses a combination of ic workers increased over time. During 2003–2006, in-person and telephone interviews with a single person 5 of Hispanic worker deaths occurred in the construc- reporting for all household members. Undocumented per

industry. Additional efforts are needed to reduce the sons are included in CPS. for death among Hispanic workers because of projected Work-related injury deaths among Hispanic workers dureases in their employment, involvement in work with ing 1992–2006 totaled 11,303 (Figure 1), approximately i risk for injury, susceptibility to miscommunication 13% of all U.S. work-related injury deaths during that ed by language differences, and other potential risks period. Median age of Hispanic decedents was 35 years, ciated with culture and economic status.

compared with a median age of 42 years for all workers. ne BLS Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) Approximately 95% of Hispanic decedents were male. The ects data on fatal occupational injuries from multiple annual work-related injury death rate for Hispanic workers ral, state, and local sources, including death certificates, exceeded the rate for all U.S. workers every year during kers' compensation reports, medical examiner reports, 1992–2006, with the exception of 1995. In 2006, the police reports. Approximately 95% of cases are verified work-related injury death rate for Hispanic workers was t least two independent sources (3). To be included in I, the decedent must have been employed at the time

INSIDE ne event, engaged in a legal work activity, or present at

600 Hospital-Acquired Pertussis Among Newborns — Texas, e as a job requirement. CFOI excludes deaths that

2004 rred during a worker's normal commute to and from

603 Public Health Consequences of a False-Positive Labo

ratory Test Result for Brucella — Florida, Georgia, and

Michigan, 2005 5 not reflect any immigration status.

605 Notices to Readers : from 2001 exclude fatalities resulting from the September 11 terrorist 607 QuickStats

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