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Posted August 20. 2013 1:09PM

UNH finds unemployment restricts access to kidney transplants

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'There is a strong negative association between a patient's unemployment and the likelihood of being placed on a waiting list for a kidney transplant, and once on the waiting list, the likelihood of receiving a transplant,' says Robert Woodward, the Forrest D. McKerley Endowed Chair in Health Economics at the University of New Hampshire.