Women, Work, and Family Health: A Balancing Act

This issue brief examines women’s roles in family health care decision-making and coordination, the effect of that involvement for women who work, and women’s caregiving responsibilities. This analysis is based on data from the 2001 Kaiser Women’s Health Survey, a nationally representative sample of nearly 4,000 women between the ages of 18 and 64.

Issue brief (.pdf)

News Release: Mothers Still Carry Primary Responsibility for Family Health — Tradeoffs Between Caring for Children and Job Earnings Common