Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis–Attributable Years of Potential Life Lost to Life Expectancy and Potential Life Lost Before Age 65 Years — United States, 1999–2016
Examines trends in premature mortality attributed to coal workers' pneumoconiosis (CWP), a preventable occupational lung disease caused by inhaling coal mine dust, based on an analysis of underlying causes of death data from 1999 to 2016.
Jacek M. Mazurek, John Wood, David J. Blackley, David N. Weissman
MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 67(30), 819-824
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Chronic respiratory conditions · Mortality · Occupational health and safety · Statistics and data