Health conditions in the Welsh workforce

Covid-19 is a highly infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus and in some patients may affect the lungs progressing to pneumonia, multi-organ failure, and death. People of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions are at higher risk for severe illness from Covid19.

Using data from the Labour Force Survey in which respondents self-report health conditions, we can estimate the percentage of individuals who are at greater risk of being severely affected by Covid-19. We consider the health conditions such as diabetes, blood pressure, heart conditions, breathing, and chest or circulation problems

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Contact details
Jesús Rodríguez
rodriguezmorenoj@cardiff.ac.uk
Guto Ifan
ifandg@cardiff.ac.uk



Wales Fiscal Analysis
Cardiff University
Law Building
Museum Avenue
Cardiff CF10 3AX

Published by Jesús Rodríguez Moreno

I’m a Venezuelan economist, currently based in Cardiff, UK. My research interests are public economics, labor, public finance, public policy, education, institutions and political economy.

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