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Women currently make up about ______ of the U.S. labor force.

One-half

Women employed full-time with the same job responsibilities and level of performance as their male counterparts earn, on average, _____ cents for every dollar earned by men.

81

During which wars did the type and number of jobs available to women increase dramatically?

World War II

In the United States, the highest percentage of working women are between _____ years of age.

35 and 44

Nearly one out of every five employed women in the United States work as ______________________.

teachers, secretaries, managers, or cashiers

In the United States, women are most likely to be the sole income-earners in ______________ families.

black

More than _____ of preschool-aged children whose mothers are employed receive care on a regular basis from someone who is not their parents.

75%

Women who work as _______________ often face high levels of stress because they have little control over events, and have to respond to other people's needs and timetables.

police officers and emergency medical technicians

_____________ is a condition that results when tendons in the wrist become inflamed after performing repetitive motions.

Carpal tunnel syndrome

Ergonomic injuries involve the ________ system.

musculoskeletal

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) currently covers about ______ of the U.S. workforce.

57%

The _____ Act permits certain workers to take 12 weeks of unpaid, job-guaranteed leave to care for newborns, recover from an illness, or care for a sick relative.

Family and Medical Leave

True or False? About 1/3 of Fortune 500 companies have female CEOs.

False

True or false? About 60% of U.S. women over the age of 16 are either currently employed or looking for work.

True

True or false? In the United States, the majority of working women are college graduates.

True

True or false? On average, working disabled women make less money than women without disabilities.

True

True or false?
Fifteen percent of all working women earn more than $75,000 annually.

False

True or false? Most Americans are able to easily find convenient, high-quality daycare.

False

True or false?
Women are more likely to be injured on the job than men.

False

True or false?
Women are more likely than men to develop carpal tunnel syndrome or repetitive motion injuries.

True