Appendix A
Epidemiological and Demographic Tables

Appendix A is not printed in this volume but is available online. Go to http://www.nap.edu and search for Health and Safety Needs of Older Workers.

TABLE A-1 U.S. Labor Force Participation Rates of Men by Age, 1940–2001.

SOURCE: Labor force participation figures for 1970–2001 are authors’ calculations using March CPS Annual Demographic files.

TABLE A-2 Poverty Rate (percent) of Older Americans, by Age Group and Work Status, 1970–2000.

SOURCE: Authors’ tabulations of March CPS files, various years.

TABLE A-3 U.S. Labor Force Participation Rates of Women by Age, 1970–2001.

SOURCE: Labor force participation figures for 1970–2001 are author’s calculations using March CPS Annual Demographic files.

TABLE A-4 Distribution of Older Workers Across Major Industrial Categories.

SOURCE: Current Population Survey, March 2001.

TABLE A-5 Distribution of Older Workers Across Major Occupational Categories.

SOURCE: Current Population Survey, March 2001.



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Appendix A Epidemiological and Demographic Tables Appendix A is not printed in this volume but is available online. Go to http://www.nap.edu and search for Health and Safety Needs of Older Workers. TABLE A-1 U.S. Labor Force Participation Rates of Men by Age, 1940– 2001. SOURCE: Labor force participation figures for 1970–2001 are authors’ calculations using March CPS Annual Demographic files. TABLE A-2 Poverty Rate (percent) of Older Americans, by Age Group and Work Status, 1970–2000. SOURCE: Authors’ tabulations of March CPS files, various years. TABLE A-3 U.S. Labor Force Participation Rates of Women by Age, 1970– 2001. SOURCE: Labor force participation figures for 1970–2001 are author’s calculations using March CPS Annual Demographic files. TABLE A-4 Distribution of Older Workers Across Major Industrial Categories. SOURCE: Current Population Survey, March 2001. TABLE A-5 Distribution of Older Workers Across Major Occupational Categories. SOURCE: Current Population Survey, March 2001. 279

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280 HEALTH AND SAFETY NEEDS OF OLDER WORKERS TABLE A-6 Current Employment Situation. SOURCE: Current Population Survey, March 2001. TABLE A-7 Work Characteristics. SOURCE: Current Population Survey, March 2001. TABLE A-8 Job Characteristics. SOURCE: Current Population Survey, March 2001. TABLE A-9 Physical Functioning Among Workers. SOURCE: Current Population Survey, March 2001. TABLE A-10 Health Characteristics. SOURCE: Current Population Survey, March 2001. TABLE A-11 Incidence Rates (1) of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses for Private Industry by Selected Case Types, 1973–2001. SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. TABLE A-12 Number of Nonfatal Occupational Illnesses by Industry Di- vision and Selected Case Types, 2001 (thousands). SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. TABLE A-13 Number of Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses In- volving Days Away from Work (1) by Selected Occupation and Industry Division, 2000 (thousands). SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. TABLE A-14 Number of Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses In- volving Days Away from Work (1) by Selected Injury or Illness Character- istics and Industry Division, 2000 (thousands). SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. TABLE A-15 Incidence Rates (1) for Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Involving Days Away from Work (2) per 10,000 Full-Time Work- ers for Selected Characteristics and Industry Division, 2000. SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. TABLE A-16 Number of Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses In- volving Days Away from Work (1) by Selected Worker Characteristics and Industry Division, 2000 (thousands). SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.

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281 APPENDIX A TABLE A-17 Worker Compensation Claims for Work-Related Musculosk- eletal Disorders, Washington State, 1992–2000. TABLE A-18 Fatal Occupational Injuries and Employment by Selected Worker Characteristics, 2001. SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, in coop- eration with state, New York City, District of Columbia, and federal agen- cies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, 2001. Claims include all those from approximately 160,000 employers covered by the Washington State Insurance Fund. TABLE A-19 Number and Percent Distribution of Currently Employed Adults 18 Years of Age and Over, by Sex and Length of Time Spent Daily at Specified Types of Work Activity, According to Selected Socioeconomic Characteristics: United States, 1988. SOURCE: Wegener, D.K., Walstedt, J., Jenkins, L. et al. (1997). Women: Work and health. Vital Health Statistics 3(31). TABLE A-20 Number and Percent Distribution of Currently Employed Adults 18 Years of Age and Over, by Sex and Reported Exposure to Sub- stances or Radiation at Work and Concern Regarding Exposure, According to Selected Socioeconomic Characteristics: United States, 1992. SOURCE: Wegener, D.K., Walstedt, J., Jenkins, L. et al. (1997). Women: Work and health. Vital Health Statistics 3(31). TABLE A-21 Health Insurance Coverage Status and Type of Coverage by Selected Characteristics, Calendar Year 2001. SOURCE: Mills, R.J. (2002). Health Insurance Coverage: 2001. Washing- ton, DC: U.S. Bureau of the Census. Pp. 60-220.

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