TITLE

Work-Related Injury Deaths Among Hispanics -- United States, 1992-2006

AUTHOR(S)
Cierpich, H.; Styles, L.; Harrison, R.; Davis, L.; Chester, D.; Lefkowitz, D.; Valiante, D.; Richardson, S.; Castillo, D.; Romano, N.; Baron, S.
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;6/6/2008, Vol. 57 Issue 22, p597
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the findings of an analysis conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) regarding work related injury deaths among Hispanic Americans during the period 1992-2006. According to the analysis, 34% of deaths involving Hispanics between 2003-2006 occurred in the construction industry. Also, the analysis found that homicide was the most common fatal event occurring to Hispanic Americans from 1992 to 1996.
ACCESSION #
32653305

 

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