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Methodology
The Washington Post, in partnership with the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation and Harvard University conducted a poll of 1,350 randomly selected low-wage workers nationwide. Low-wage workers were defined as adults ages 18 to 64 working 30 or more hours a week, not self-employed and earned no more than $27,000 in 2007.Read More »
Overview
Hovering Above Poverty, Grasping for Middle Class Pervasive job losses and rising prices are eroding the financial security of low-wage workers.

Poll results
Read the full results to find out how often respondents think about money and how they like their jobs.Full Results (PDF) | Take the poll »

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