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Proceedings of the Workshop on Needs and Resources for Occupational Mortality Data, January 21-22, 1987
  • Published Date:
    August 1988
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Proceedings of the Workshop on Needs and Resources for Occupational Mortality Data, January 21-22, 1987
Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    National Center for Health Statistics (U.S.) ; United States, Bureau of Labor Statistics. ; National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • Conference Authors:
    Workshop on Needs and Resources for Occupational Mortality Data (1987 : Washington, D.C.)
  • Pubmed ID:
    3201761
  • Series:
    Vital and health statistics. Series 4, Documents and committee reports ; no. 26
    DHHS publication ; no. (PHS) 88-1463
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  • Description:
    This report contains the proceedings of the Workshop on Needs and Resources for Occupational Mortality Data, January 21-22, 1987. The Workshop was sponsored by the National Center for Health Statistics, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. The use of industry and occupation data from death certificates and the history of coding these data in mortality data bases are reviewed. Options for future occupational mortality data coding are developed and discussed by agency representatives and working groups of Workshop participants. Evaluation of the options include criteria of timeliness, geographic and occupational coverage and detail, data quality, surveillance capability, cost, and relevance to state and national research. This report contains the proceedings of the Workshop on Needs and Resources for Occupational Mortality Data, January 21-22, 1987. The Workshop was sponsored by the National Center for Health Statistics, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. The use of industry and occupation data from death certificates and the history of coding these data in mortality data bases are reviewed. Options for future occupational mortality data coding are developed and discussed by agency representatives and working groups of Workshop participants. Evaluation of the options include criteria of timeliness, geographic and occupational coverage and detail, data quality, surveillance capability, cost, and relevance to state and national research.

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