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Table 1: Work Injury Fatality Rates (per 100,000 employed), 2001
  All Industries     All Industries
 
New Hampshire 1.4   Florida 4.9
Massachusetts 1.6   North Carolina 4.9
Vermont 1.9   Tennessee 4.9
Connecticut 2.4   Missouri 5.0
Maryland 2.4   Indiana 5.1
Delaware 2.5   Hawaii 5.2
New York 2.6   Georgia 5.3
Oregon 2.6   Texas 5.3
Minnesota 2.8   Kentucky 5.5
California 3.0   Arkansas 5.8
New Jersey 3.1   Louisiana 6.0
Arizona 3.5   Utah 6.0
Maine 3.5   Colorado 6.2
Michigan 3.5   Nebraska 6.3
Rhode Island 3.5   Alabama 6.6
Washington 3.6   Idaho 6.8
Ohio 3.7   Kansas 7.0
Illinois 3.8   Oklahoma 7.1
Pennsylvania 3.8   New Mexico 7.4
Wisconsin 3.8   North Dakota 7.6
Nevada 3.9   West Virginia 8.0
Iowa 4.0   South Dakota 8.4
Virginia 4.0   Mississippi 8.9
District of Columbia 4.2   Montana 12.6
United States 4.3   Wyoming 14.9
South Carolina 4.8   Alaska 19.9
         
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.


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