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Data & Research

While there is no central national data system for tracking the direct care workforce, there are numerous federal, state, and employer data collection and evaluation efforts that can be used to examine direct care workforce demographics, job roles, wage trends, and recruitment/retention strategies. The resources in this section highlight some of these recent data and evaluation efforts.

Federal Resources

Other Resources

Statistics and Snapshots

Policy and Legislation

Rural Issues 

The Need for Data Collection

Last modified on 03/18/2024

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