Worker Health Information from the National Health Interview Survey

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Healthcare Occupations

These charts summarize the 2010 NHIS-OHS data for the jobs within the Healthcare 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 Healthcare industries consisted of 1,949 persons, representing approximately 16 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 Healthcare occupations.  All Healthcare workers are compared to all U.S. workers combined, and comparisons are made among Healthcare occupational categories.


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Page last reviewed: March 22, 2022