Worker Health Information from the National Health Interview Survey

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Social Assistance Occupations

These charts summarize the 2010 NHIS-OHS data for jobs within the Social Assistance industries  in an effort to provide industry leaders with information so they can better understand health and exposure burdens specific to their workforce.

Survey Sample

In the 2010 NHIS-OHS, the sample of those employed in the Social Assistance industries consisted of 495 persons, representing approximately 4 million workers. The charts linked below show the prevalence (rates) of selected health outcomes; work organization and psychosocial factors; and physical and chemical exposures among workers in Social Assistance occupations.  All Social Assistance workers are compared to all U.S. workers combined, and comparisons are made among Social Assistance occupational categories.


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Page last reviewed: March 22, 2022