In 2003, the state-specific prevalence of AAWL among working-age adults ranged from 3.
1% [South Dakota]) and lower still among those with AAWL (median among states: 48.
Editorial Note: This report provides the first state-specific prevalence estimates of AAWL among working-age adults.
Second, the AAWL question encompassed three work factors (i.
Physical impairments, such as pain and activity limitations, might underlie AAWL by interfering with the ability of a person to perform work-related tasks and therefore constitute substantial disability.
Finally, reasonable worksite accommodations can help keep persons with arthritis and AAWL employed and independent.
population (4), suggesting a corresponding increase in AAWL and effects on employment.