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Workers' compensation

Average duration of wage-replacement benefits in weeks, injury-years 1984-2004 [1]

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Appendix

Injury
year
1984 11.6 21.6
1985 11.3 22.5
1986 11.4 24.5
1987 11.7 25.6
1988 11.5 24.7
1989 11.5 22.9
1990 12.5 22.9
1991 11.9 21.1
1992 11.1 20.5
1993 9.7 15.5
1994 9.3 15.9
1995 8.8 14.2
1996 8.8 13.9
1997 8.7 13.7
1998 8.8 14.3
1999 9.5 13.6
2000 10.3 14.5
2001 10.9 14.6
2002 11.1 14.4
2003 11.8 14.6
2004 11.2 14.5

1. Data is from the Department of Labor and Industry claims database. Claims numbers are "developed," meaning they are estimates (based on observed historical rates of claim development) of what the final numbers will be when claims are mature. Details in Appendix.

2. TTD and PTD benefits are not distinguished in the DLI database.

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