Workers' risk of unemployment after traumatic brain injury: a normed comparison.

@article{Doctor2005WorkersRO,
  title={Workers' risk of unemployment after traumatic brain injury: a normed comparison.},
  author={Jason N. Doctor and Juan C. Seminario Castro and Nancy R. Temkin and Robert Malcolm Fraser and Joan E Machamer and Sureyya S. Dikmen},
  journal={Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS},
  year={2005},
  volume={11 6},
  pages={747-52}
}
We examined, among those persons working preinjury, the risk of unemployment 1 year after traumatic brain injury (TBI) relative to expected risk of unemployment for the sample under a validated risk-adjusted econometric model of employment in the U.S. population. Results indicate that 42% of TBI cases were unemployed versus 9% expected, relative risk (RR) = 4.5, 95% confidence interval (CI) (4.12, 4.95). The relative risk for unemployment was higher among males, those with higher education… CONTINUE READING

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