Surveillance for Silicosis

Michigan and New Jersey, 2003-2010
CDC's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), state health departments, and other state entities maintain a state-based surveillance program of confirmed silicosis cases. Data on confirmed cases are collected and compiled by state entities and submitted to CDC. This report summarizes information for cases of silicosis that were reported to CDC for 2003-2010. The data for this report were final as of December 31, 2010. Data are presented in tabular form on the prevalence of silicosis, the number of cases and the distribution of cases by year, industry, occupation, and the duration of occupational exposure to dust containing respirable crystalline silica. The number of cases by year is presented graphically.

Source: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6254a6.htm

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