Table 5

Five-year average annual gender-specific and age-specific rates* of prescription opioid overdose or adverse effect hospitalisations among injured workers (per 100 000 employed workers) by state† (2010–2014)

AZCOMINJNYWA
Rate (n)Rate (n)Rate (n)Rate (n)Rate (n)Rate (n)
(CI‡)(CI‡)(CI‡)(CI‡)(CI‡)(CI‡)
Gender-specific
 Men1.07 (82)1.06 (73)0.41 (46)0.49 (54)0.79 (181)1.40 (119)
(0.85 to 1.33)(0.83 to 1.33)(0.30 to 0.55)(0.37 to 0.64)(0.68 to 0.91)(1.16 to 1.68)
 Women0.79 (51)0.63 (37)0.36 (37)0.32 (31)0.75 (159)0.89 (67)
(0.59 to 1.04)(0.44 to 0.86)(0.25 to 0.50)(0.22 to 0.45)(0.64 to 0.88)(0.69 to 1.13)
Age-specific (years)
 15–340.37 (18)0.40 (18)0.25 (18)NR0.22 (34)0.22 (12)
(0.22 to 0.58)(0.24 to 0.64)(0.15 to 0.40)(0.16 to 0.31)(0.12 to 0.39)
 35–440.57 (18)0.48 (14)0.37 (17)0.46 (20)0.80 (73)1.06 (38)
(0.33 to 0.90)(0.26 to 0.81)(0.21 to 0.59)(0.28 to 0.71)(0.63 to 1.01)(0.75 to 1.46)
 45–540.88 (28)1.22 (35)0.40 (21)0.66 (34)1.00 (102)1.14 (41)
(0.59 to 1.27)(0.85 to 1.69)(0.25 to 0.62)(0.46 to 0.93)(0.81 to 1.21)(0.82 to 1.55)
 55–641.79 (40)1.59 (32)0.60 (21)0.39 (14)1.17 (87)2.52 (69)
(1.28 to 2.43)(1.09 to 2.24)(0.37 to 0.91)(0.21 to 0.66)(0.94 to 1.44)(1.96 to 3.19)
 65 and older4.36 (29)1.97 (11)NRNR1.92 (44)3.55 (26)
(2.92 to 6.26)(0.98 to 3.53)(1.40 to 2.58)(2.32 to 5.20)
  • *Employed worker denominators were used to calculate injured worker rates and were based on the Bureau of Labour Statistics' Current Population Survey.

  • †South Carolina and Utah were excluded from table 5 due to small numbers.

  • ‡Poisson exact 95% CIs.

  • AZ, Arizona; CO, Colorado; MI, Michigan; NJ, New Jersey; NR, not reported due to small cell size (≤10), in accordance with HCUP guidance; NY, New York; WA, Washington.