Table 4. Benefits of employment (n = 31).

Variable Proportion of Affirmative Response
1. Increased stability and security of income 74.1%
2. Increased ability to cover medical expenses 66.7%
3. Increased ability to care for children 59.3%
4. Increased food security 53.6%
5. Increased income levels 44.4%
6. Increased ability to save and/or invest 29.6%
7. Increased social status 25.9%
Improvement to overall standard of living 66.7%