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Monforton Responds

Monforton, Celeste

American Journal of Public Health, Oct 2016, Vol.106(10), p.1760 [Peer Reviewed Journal]

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  • Title:
    Monforton Responds
  • Author/Creator: Monforton, Celeste
  • Language: English
  • Subjects: Employment ; Wellness Programs ; Employers ; Public Health
  • Is Part Of: American Journal of Public Health, Oct 2016, Vol.106(10), p.1760
  • Description: Yet research increasingly finds that morbidity and mortality are affected by economic stability and income, with the relationships most pronounced for low-income individuals and families.1,2 Currently, 42% of USworkers are employed in jobs that pay less than $15 per hour, and women and people of color are overrepresented in such jobs.3 Low-wage workers are more likely to face hazardous conditions at work and are more likely to be exposed to contaminants in their homes and communities.
  • Identifier: ISSN: 00900036 ; DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2016.303388