An Overview of Home Health Aides: United States, 2007

Source: Anita Bercovitz, Abigail Moss, Manisha Sengupta, Eunice Y. Park-Lee, Adrienne Jones, Lauren D. Harris-Kojetin, Marie R. Squillace, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Statistics Reports, Number 34, May 19, 2011

The picture that emerges from this analysis is of a financially vulnerable workforce, but one in which the majority of aides are satisfied with their jobs. The findings may be useful in informing initiatives to train, recruit, and retain these direct care workers.

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