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Nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses requiring days away from work in 2014

November 27, 2015
In 2014, there were 1,157,410 nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses that required days away from work to recuperate, unchanged from 2013. The incidence rate was 107.1 cases per 10,000 full-time workers, down from 109.4 in 2013. The median days away from work to recuperate, a key measure of severity of injuries and illnesses, was 9 days, up from 8 days in 2013. Full Text »
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  1. In 2014, North Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, and South Dakota were the states with the highest employment–population ratios, all above __________.
    • 72 percent
    • 70 percent
    • 68 percent
    • 66 percent

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