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Teenagers in Higher Income Households Have a Higher Flu Vaccination Rate: Study

Teenagers in Higher Income Households Have a Higher Flu Vaccination Rate: Study

SEOUL, Sept. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — The flu vaccination rate for teenagers in higher income households is significantly higher than their counterparts in lower income households. A joint research team from the Seongnam Central Hospital and the Uijeongbu Eulji Medical Center analyzed the results of a health behavior study conducted online in 2017 by the [...]

Lower Income Cancer Patients Less Likely to Survive: Study

Lower Income Cancer Patients Less Likely to Survive: Study

SEOUL, Dec. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent survey showed that the severity of cancer at the time of initial diagnosis differs by the patient’s income. All.Can Korea, a civic group devoted to tackling inefficient environments for treating cancer, conducted a survey of 495 cancer patients, 38.1 percent of whom had their first tumor discovered [...]

Subcontractors, Freelancers Saw 69 pct Drop in Income Due to Pandemic

Subcontractors, Freelancers Saw 69 pct Drop in Income Due to Pandemic

SEOUL, Nov. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Subcontractors and freelancers saw their incomes drop by an average of 69.1 percent in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, government data showed Monday. The labor ministry said it conducted a partial survey of the nearly 1.7 million workers who received emergency employment relief funds from the state [...]