Table 1

Selected sociodemographic and workplace characteristics of workplace overdose fatalities: Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) 2011–2016

Characteristicn%FTEsRate per 1 000 000 FTERR (95% CI)
Gender
 Male64084470 147 9711.4 4.1 (3.3 to 4.9)
 Female12016358 619 5430.31
Age group (years)
 16–2450784 555 5530.60.9 (0.6 to 1.1)
 25–3420527186 887 2321.1 1.7 (1.3 to 2.1)
 35–4420227185,008,5901.1 1.7 (1.3 to 2.1)
 45–5419125196,598,8501.0 1.5 (1.2 to 1.9)
 55+11215175 717 2890.61
Hispanic
 Non-Hispanic67989.34698,742,2901.0 1.6 (1.2 to 2.0)
 Hispanic7910.39130,025,2250.61
Race
 White63283.16664,441,8231.01.2 (1.0 to 1.5)
 Non-White12816.8164,326,6910.81
Workplace size (employees)*
 1–1024933NANANA
 11–19638NANANA
 20–498611NANANA
 50–9918524NANANA
Region
 Northeast16722149 046 5851.11.3 (1.0 to 1.6)
 Midwest17823182 578 1451.01.2 (0.9 to 1.4)
 South25634307 871 8600.81.0 (0.8 to 1.2)
 West15921189 270 9250.81
 Total760100828 767 5150.9
  • Totals and rates were generated by the authors with restricted access to Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) microdata.

  • Bold type indicates a statistically significant finding

  • *Sum does not equal total due to missing data.

  • CI, confidence interval; FTE, full-time equivalent; NA, not available; RR, rate ratio.