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QuickStats: Percentage* of Currently Employed Adults Aged 18-64 Years Who Have Paid Sick Leave, by Poverty Status § - National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2008 and 2018

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QuickStats: Percentage* of Currently Employed Adults Aged 18-64 Years Who Have Paid Sick Leave, by Poverty Status § - National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2008 and 2018

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The percentage of currently employed adults aged 18–64 years who have paid sick leave increased from 57.8% in 2008 to 61.7% in 2018. For both 2008 and 2018, the percentage of employees with paid sick leave increased with family income. In 2018, the percentage with paid sick leave was 31.5% for those with incomes <100% of the poverty threshold, increasing to 71.4% for those with incomes ≥400% of the poverty threshold. The percentage of employees with paid sick leave increased from 2008 to 2018 in all poverty groups, although the increase was not significant for those with incomes <100% of the poverty threshold or for those with incomes ≥400% of the poverty threshold.

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