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Table 3. Fatal occupational injuries by selected occupational group and demographic characteristics in the United States and the New England States, 2010
Characteristic United States Connecticut Maine Massachusetts New Hampshire Rhode Island Vermont
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent

Total

4,547 100 49 100 19 100 51 100 5 100 9 100 13 100
Occupational group1

Management occupations

533 12 4 8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

Protective service occupations

258 6 4 8 -- -- 4 8 -- -- -- -- -- --

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

226 5 4 8 -- -- 3 6 -- -- -- -- -- --

Sales and related occupations

274 6 -- -- -- -- 3 6 -- -- -- -- -- --

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

260 6 -- -- 4 21 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

Construction and extraction occupations

760 17 10 20 -- -- 14 27 -- -- -- -- -- --

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

351 8 -- -- -- -- 7 14 -- -- -- -- -- --

Production occupations

222 5 -- -- -- -- 3 6 -- -- -- -- -- --

Transportation and material moving occupations

1,115 25 14 29 8 42 8 16 -- -- -- -- 5 38
Sex

Male

4,192 92 47 96 18 95 50 98 5 100 9 100 13 100

Female

355 8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Age

20-24

240 5 3 6 -- -- 3 6 -- -- -- -- -- --

25-34

756 17 9 18 3 16 3 6 -- -- -- -- -- --

35-44

849 19 11 22 -- -- 9 18 -- -- 3 33 -- --

45-54

1,124 25 14 29 4 21 13 25 -- -- 3 33 -- --

55-64

921 20 9 18 4 21 12 24 3 60 -- -- 5 38

65 and over

565 12 3 6 5 26 10 20 -- -- -- -- 3 23
Race or ethnic origin2

White, non-Hispanic

3,279 72 37 76 18 95 41 80 4 80 8 89 13 100

Black, non Hispanic

384 8 3 6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

Asian

136 3 3 6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

Hispanic or Latino

682 15 5 10 -- -- 7 14 -- -- -- -- -- --

1 Based on the Standard Occupational Classification System.

2 Persons identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. The race categories shown exclude Hispanic and Latino workers.

Note: Totals for 2010 are preliminary. Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Percentages may not add to totals because of rounding.

Dashes indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.

Last Modified Date: December 16, 2011