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Indicator Report - Work-Related Injury Mortality

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.

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

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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 


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

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator: Number of fatal occupational injuries
Denominator: Full-time equivalent workers

Page Content Updated On 06/01/2012, Published on 06/01/2012
State Center for Health Statistics, N.C. Division of Public Health, Telephone: 919-733-4728, Fax: 919-733-8485
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