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Complete Indicator Profile of Work-Related Injury Mortality


Mortality Rate from work-related injuries per 100,000 full time workers


Number of fatal occupational injuries


Full-time equivalent workers

Why Is This Important?

"Although the actual number of North Carolinians who die from work-related injuries is not large, these deaths are unnecessary and preventable. Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting; construction; and transportation and utilities are among the industries with the highest death rates in North Carolina." - North Carolina Institute of Medicine. Healthy North Carolina 2020: A Better State of Health.

Other Objectives

Healthy North Carolina 2020

Graphical Data Views

Mortality Rate From Work-Related Injuries North Carolina vs. HNC 2020 Target, 2008-2010

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North Carolina vs. HNC2020 Year Deaths per 100,000 Equivalent Full-Time Workers Numerator
North Carolina 2008 3.9 161
North Carolina 2009 3.3 129
North Carolina 2010 3.5 139
HNC 2020 Target 2008 3.5
HNC 2020 Target 2009 3.5
HNC 2020 Target 2010 3.5

Data Notes

The HNC 2020 target, which is the target to be reached by 2020, is repeated in the data table for graphing purposes.

Data Sources

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 

Page Content Updated On 06/01/2012, Published on 06/01/2012
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