In North Carolina, excess mortality was found among women who work as laborers, sales supervisors, proprietors, and hairdressers, and in such fields as food manufacturing, communication, and hospital care.
In North Carolina, high mortality was found among men working in such low status jobs as proprietors and sales supervisors, and in such industries as repair services, logging, construction, and trucking.
Data from 1997 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System showed deficits in cancer screening in North Carolina. This study focused on four site-specific cancers and occupational mortality. The results from death certificates highlight the potential for using the worksite to bring health promotion information and disease screening to North Carolina residents.
This study examined occupational mortality differences among working-age North Carolinians in order to identify associations between cause of death and occupation. An analysis of death certificate data provided clues to occupational health problems, and suggest which occupations need health promotion/disease prevention activities.