The impact of diabetes on employment and work productivity.

  title={The impact of diabetes on employment and work productivity.},
  author={Kaan Tunceli and Cathy J. Bradley and David R. Nerenz and L. Keoki Williams and Manel Pladevall and Jennifer Elston Lafata},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  volume={28 11},
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to longitudinally examine the effect of diabetes on labor market outcomes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Using secondary data from the first two waves (1992 and 1994) of the Health and Retirement Study, we identified 7,055 employed respondents (51-61 years of age), 490 of whom reported having diabetes in wave 1. We estimated the effect of diabetes in wave 1 on the probability of working in wave 2 using probit regression. For those working in wave 2, we… CONTINUE READING