Workers who feel insecure in their jobs are more likely to experience health problems, according to research from Ball State University.

Ball State health science associate professor Jagdish Khubchandani and other researchers analyzed data from a random sample of 17,441 people who participated in the National Health Interview Survey, and found significant correlations with job insecurity and specific physical and mental ailments, according to their report, Association of Job Insecurity with Health Risk Factors and Poorer Health, which was published in the Journal of Community Health.

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