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Table 4-8
Absence rates for full-time employees by sex and industry — Durable goods
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Durable goods
  Incidence Inactivity rate Days lost per worker in year
Total Illness or disability Personal or family responsibilities Total Illness or disability Personal or family responsibilities Total Illness or disability Personal or family responsibilities
  percent   days
Both sexes 2  
1998 6.0 4.4 1.6 3.3 2.8 0.5 8.3 7.0 1.3
1999 6.3 4.6 1.7 3.1 2.7 0.4 7.8 6.6 1.1
2000 6.5 4.8 1.6 3.2 2.8 0.5 8.1 6.9 1.2
2001 7.3 5.4 2.0 3.4 2.9 0.5 8.5 7.2 1.4
2002 8.0 5.8 2.2 3.7 3.1 0.6 9.3 7.8 1.5
2003 8.0 5.7 2.3 3.9 3.2 0.7 9.7 8.0 1.7
2004 8.3 5.8 2.5 3.9 3.2 0.7 9.9 8.1 1.7
2005 9.0 6.2 2.7 4.2 3.4 0.8 10.4 8.5 2.0
2006 8.3 5.7 2.6 3.8 3.0 0.9 9.6 7.4 2.1
2007 8.7 5.8 2.8 3.9 3.1 0.8 9.7 7.7 2.0
2008 8.9 6.2 2.7 4.2 3.4 0.8 10.5 8.5 2.1
Males  
1998 5.6 4.1 1.5 3.1 2.7 0.5 7.8 6.6 1.1
1999 6.1 4.5 1.6 3.1 2.6 0.4 7.7 6.6 1.1
2000 6.0 4.5 1.5 3.0 2.6 0.4 7.6 6.5 1.1
2001 7.0 5.2 1.8 3.3 2.8 0.5 8.3 7.0 1.2
2002 7.7 5.5 2.2 3.6 3.0 0.6 8.9 7.4 1.5
2003 7.6 5.5 2.1 3.7 3.1 0.6 9.3 7.8 1.5
2004 7.9 5.4 2.4 3.8 3.1 0.7 9.6 7.9 1.7
2005 8.4 5.8 2.6 4.0 3.2 0.8 9.9 8.0 1.9
2006 7.9 5.5 2.5 3.6 2.8 0.8 9.1 7.1 2.0
2007 8.0 5.3 2.7 3.6 2.8 0.8 9.0 7.1 1.9
2008 8.4 5.6 2.8 3.9 3.0 0.9 9.8 7.5 2.3
Females 2  
1998 7.7 5.6 2.2 4.2 3.5 0.7 10.4 8.6 1.8
1999 7.1 5.3 1.9 3.2 2.8 0.4 8.0 6.9 1.1
2000 8.1 6.2 2.0 4.0 3.4 0.6 10.0 8.5 1.6
2001 8.8 6.1 2.7 3.8 3.0 0.8 9.6 7.6 2.0
2002 9.2 6.8 2.4 4.3 3.7 0.6 10.7 9.1 1.6
2003 9.7 6.6 3.1 4.4 3.5 0.9 10.9 8.7 2.2
2004 9.7 7.0 2.7 4.3 3.6 0.7 10.8 9.0 1.8
2005 11.1 7.9 3.2 4.9 4.1 0.8 12.4 10.3 2.1
2006 9.9 6.7 3.2 4.5 3.5 1.0 11.3 8.8 2.6
2007 11.4 7.9 3.5 5.0 4.1 0.8 12.4 10.4 2.0
2008 10.9 8.2 2.7 5.4 4.9 0.6 13.5 12.1 1.4
Durable goods include: wood, non-metallic mineral, primary metal, fabricated metal, machinery, computer and electronic, electric equipment, transportation equipment and furniture.
Data from 1987 to 1996 include maternity leave.