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Table 2. Percent distribution of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work (1) by selected worker characteristics and industry division, 1994.  See Notes.

Characteristic Private Industry (2) Goods-producing Service-producing
Agriculture, forestry, and fishing (2) Mining (3) Construction Manufacturing Transportation and public utilities (3) Wholesale trade Retail trade Finance, insurance, and real estate Services
Total (67232 cases) 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Sex:
Men 67.5 79.7 99.6 97.7 70.7 84.7 84.2 57.3 44.1 31.1
Women 31.9 20.3 --- 2.3 28.9 11.7 15.5 42.5 55.9 68.7
Age:
14 to 15 years 0.2 5.3 --- --- --- --- --- 0.9 --- ---
16 to 19 years 5.2 11.9 --- 5.2 4.3 2.5 3.0 11.8 1.1 4.5
20 to 24 years 14.9 16.5 7.8 17.4 14.5 16.0 14.4 16.1 16.4 13.0
25 to 34 years 33.5 33.6 22.7 37.9 34.0 33.1 39.0 29.9 28.4 31.9
35 to 44 years 25.3 18.1 32.2 24.1 26.3 25.7 27.4 21.1 23.1 26.2
45 to 54 years 13.5 8.8 21.6 9.9 14.5 16.7 9.0 9.9 25.6 14.7
55 to 64 years 5.5 3.6 7.1 4.0 5.1 3.8 5.4 7.7 4.9 7.1
65 years and over 0.7 --- --- --- 0.5 --- --- 1.2 --- 1.8
Occupation:
Managerial and professional specialty 3.4 6.6 2.4 0.6 0.6 1.0 --- 4.9 10.0 13.3
Technical, sales, and administrative support 11.8 3.9 --- 2.0 4.9 16.5 12.9 29.1 47.7 14.1
Service 12.1 2.5 --- --- 2.3 --- --- 20.3 24.0 51.9
Farming, forestry, and fishing 1.1 68.8 --- --- 0.2 --- --- 0.7 9.9 0.7
Precision production, craft, and repair 15.7 2.0 38.8 55.7 14.9 6.6 11.8 15.0 5.6 5.1
Operators, fabricators, and laborers 55.5 16.3 55.3 41.5 76.5 75.2 72.9 29.8 2.8 14.0
Length of service with employer:
Less than 3 months 15.7 28.0 8.6 25.2 15.2 11.5 14.3 14.7 11.6 16.0
3 to 11 months 19.0 21.5 17.3 22.0 17.3 16.1 17.2 23.6 16.0 20.7
1 to 5 years 30.0 23.6 35.3 29.9 28.6 21.8 35.8 35.2 36.8 32.2
More than 5 years 24.2 15.3 33.7 18.7 31.8 12.6 27.4 17.5 31.8 19.4
Not reported 11.2 11.6 5.1 4.2 7.1 38.0 5.3 9.0 3.8 11.7
Race or ethnic origin:
White, non-Hispanic 67.5 69.2 --- 83.5 70.5 23.8 74.7 79.0 70.4 70.6
Black, non-Hispanic 4.6 1.0 --- 2.7 4.6 1.7 4.9 2.6 4.8 10.1
Hispanic 1.2 3.1 --- 0.6 1.6 --- 1.8 1.3 --- 0.7
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.2 --- --- --- 0.1 --- --- --- 3.0 0.7
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.1 --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
Not reported 26.4 26.8 100.0 13.1 23.2 74.0 18.4 16.6 21.6 17.9