Impact Of Work-Limiting Health Shocks On Employment And Income

According to a report from the Urban Institute, researchers found that that each year, on average, 4.2% of adults age 18 to 62 who are in the labor force report developing a new work-limiting health condition or experiencing a new health shock.  Within two years, these workers are three times more likely to have left the labor force than workers who did not experience a health shock. 

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