Worker Health Information from the National Health Interview Survey
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.
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.
- Description of Healthcare workers in the US
- All US workers vs. the Healthcare workers
- Health conditions
- Work organization factors
- Psychosocial exposures
- Physical and chemical exposures