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Objectives: The purpose of this study was to investigate the factors that determine employment in adults with Spinal Cord Injury (SCI).

Methods: Participants were community-dwelling adults with SCI from three states of the United States. Participants included 101 adults who have lived with SCI for at least one year before the onset of the study. Cross-sectional design through the use of questionnaire was used in this research. Participants were recruited through purposive sampling. Descriptive analysis, correlation analysis, regression analysis, and path analysis were used to analysis the study data.

Results: The results of this study suggest that age, education, and psychosocial adaptation are the predictors of employment in this sample of persons with SCI.


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