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If you have a steady job that pays a fair wage, odds are you’re in better health than people who don’t.

According to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a reliable job with sufficient pay means more than a paycheck. For millions of Americans, employment also provides the health insurance and stability necessary for overall well-being. On the flip side, job loss and unemployment are associated with a variety of negative health effects.

The infographic(s) shown illustrate the role employment plays in the health of our communities.