Chapter 1: Understanding Your Health and Wellness | Math Practice

The healthcare industry employs millions of people in the United States. The healthcare industry can be broken down into several different categories of occupations. Review the table below, which shows five occupational categories of the healthcare industry and the number of people employed in each category. Then answer the questions that follow. Round your answers to the nearest whole number.

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
Category Number of Job Holders in Industry
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 2,863,320
Offices of Physicians 994,810
Nursing Care Facilities 418,310
Health and Personal Care Stores 348,470
Home Healthcare Services 297,820
Total 4,922,730


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