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Table 3. Number, incidence rate, and median days away from work for nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work by summary occupational groups and ownership, 2012


     TABLE 3. Number, incidence rate(1), and median days away from work(2) for nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work(3) by summary
     occupational groups and ownership, 2012
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                                   |           Total private,          |              Private              |               State               |               Local               
                                   |    State, and local government    |         industry(4)(5)(6)         |        government(4)(5)(6)        |        government(4)(5)(6)        
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               Occupation          |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
                                   |           | Incidence |Median days|           | Incidence |Median days|           | Incidence |Median days|           | Incidence |Median days
                                   |   Number  |    rate   | away from |   Number  |    rate   | away from |   Number  |    rate   | away from |   Number  |    rate   | away from 
                                   |           |           |    work   |           |           |    work   |           |           |    work   |           |           |    work   
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                                   |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
          Total....................| 1,153,980 |    112.4  |      9    |   905,690 |    102.3  |      8    |    66,950 |    167.7  |     10    |   181,340 |    177.8  |      9    
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      Management occupations.......|    25,690 |     41.6  |      7    |    22,460 |     40.9  |      7    |     1,090 |     49.6  |      9    |     2,140 |     44.5  |      5    
      Business and financial       |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       operations occupations......|     7,890 |     15.3  |      6    |     5,810 |     12.5  |      6    |     1,340 |     44.0  |      6    |       750 |     32.5  |     11    
      Computer and mathematical    |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       occupations.................|     3,430 |     11.1  |      8    |     2,820 |      9.9  |      8    |       260 |     19.5  |      3    |       350 |     27.6  |      7    
      Architecture and engineering |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       occupations.................|     3,500 |     17.3  |     11    |     2,910 |     15.4  |     10    |       270 |     33.6  |     11    |       320 |     49.6  |     16    
      Life, physical, and social   |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       science occupations.........|     2,590 |     31.5  |      6    |     1,490 |     26.0  |      6    |       590 |     36.0  |      5    |       510 |     54.9  |      7    
      Community and social services|           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       occupations.................|    13,790 |     94.2  |      7    |     7,350 |     81.8  |      7    |     4,060 |    164.7  |      6    |     2,380 |     76.1  |     13    
      Legal occupations............|     1,450 |     16.5  |     13    |       550 |      7.7  |     12    |       450 |     54.8  |      5    |       440 |     55.6  |     61    
      Education, training, and     |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       library occupations.........|    34,030 |     55.6  |      6    |     8,550 |     62.4  |      5    |     1,060 |     15.5  |      8    |    24,420 |     64.5  |      6    
      Arts, design, entertainment, |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       sports, and media           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       occupations.................|     5,130 |     40.8  |      8    |     4,580 |     39.3  |      7    |       130 |     34.3  |      8    |       420 |     67.4  |     12    
      Healthcare practitioners and |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       technical occupations.......|    65,050 |    109.3  |      7    |    50,400 |     97.0  |      7    |     6,640 |    216.5  |      9    |     8,000 |    168.5  |      7    
      Healthcare support           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       occupations.................|    69,440 |    242.2  |      6    |    57,080 |    212.9  |      6    |     7,610 |    772.5  |     10    |     4,740 |    463.0  |      6    
      Protective service           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       occupations.................|    84,590 |    329.1  |     10    |     9,310 |    104.4  |      8    |    17,550 |    417.3  |     15    |    57,730 |    481.6  |      9    
      Food preparation and serving |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       related occupations.........|    78,080 |    104.9  |      5    |    69,800 |     97.4  |      5    |     1,580 |    478.3  |     10    |     6,700 |    296.9  |      8    
      Building and grounds cleaning|           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       and maintenance occupations |    81,820 |    262.0  |      8    |    58,360 |    225.0  |      7    |     4,340 |    470.2  |      9    |    19,120 |    439.1  |     12    
      Personal care and service    |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       occupations.................|    29,140 |    115.9  |      7    |    25,600 |    113.9  |      7    |     1,800 |    438.8  |      7    |     1,740 |     80.0  |      6    
      Sales and related occupations|    58,290 |     55.8  |      7    |    57,530 |     55.0  |      7    |       360 |    207.0  |      5    |       390 |    105.2  |      6    
      Office and administrative    |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       support occupations.........|    75,490 |     47.6  |      8    |    64,280 |     46.0  |      8    |     4,130 |     59.1  |      5    |     7,070 |     57.7  |      7    
      Farming, fishing, and        |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       forestry occupations........|    15,010 |    157.8  |      7    |    14,480 |    154.6  |      7    |       420 |    252.0  |      9    |       110 |    150.9  |      7    
      Construction and extraction  |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       occupations.................|    81,970 |    188.5  |     11    |    67,940 |    170.2  |     12    |     4,940 |    570.7  |     11    |     9,090 |    321.3  |      8    
      Installation, maintenance,   |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       and repair occupations......|    97,360 |    219.3  |     10    |    83,860 |    204.5  |     10    |     2,940 |    348.8  |      8    |    10,560 |    392.3  |      8    
      Production occupations.......|   113,580 |    151.5  |      9    |   109,880 |    147.8  |      9    |       580 |    298.8  |      6    |     3,130 |    305.5  |      7    
      Transportation and material  |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       moving occupations..........|   202,020 |    278.4  |     14    |   177,760 |    258.1  |     13    |     3,410 |    839.9  |     16    |    20,850 |    576.2  |     17    
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