Category Archives: Health Care

The Occupations of Workers with Disabilities

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Tweet Written by: Melissa Chiu Did you know that there are 7.9 million Americans who have a disability and are working? Also, another 1.5 million Americans with a disability are unemployed and looking for work? Information released today by the … Continue reading

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Men in Nursing Occupations

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Tweet Written by: Liana Christin Landivar In 2011, there were 330,000 men employed as nurses in the United States – about 9 percent of all nurses. Though now seen as a predominately female occupation, men had significant representation in nursing until … Continue reading

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The Health Care Picture for the Uninsured

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Tweet Written by: Brett O’Hara In general, a doctor’s visit is a fairly standard event, as about three in four adults made a trip to a medical provider at least once during 2010.  If you lack health insurance, however, the … Continue reading

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2011 American Community Survey Estimates Tell Us about our Communities

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Tweet Written by: James B. Treat Do you want to know more about statistics for your local community, such as educational attainment, how many people have health insurance, poverty rates or commute times? Have you ever wondered what the median … Continue reading

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Uninsured Rate for Young Adults Drops Sharply

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Tweet Written by: Brett O’Hara Every year, the Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey asks respondents whether they had any health insurance coverage during the previous calendar year. Collected since 1987, these statistics are the longest series that measure health insurance … Continue reading

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