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Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses of Workers Aged 14 and Older, by Sex and Age,* 2007

Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses of Workers Aged 14 and Older, by Sex and Age, 2007
Age Group Percent of Workers
Female Male

*Percentages do not equal 100 because age was not reported in 2.0 percent of cases and rounding.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Case and Demographic Characteristics for Work-related Injuries and Illnesses Involving Days Away From Work, Supplemental Tables, 2007. [Table 1] http://www.bls.gov/iif/oshwc/osh/case/ostb1929.pdf, accessed 12/15/08.

14-19 Years 3.1 3.1
20-34 Years 29.7 35.2
35-44 Years 23.8 24.9
45-54 Years 25.5 22.3
55 Years and Older 16.2 13.0

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