Health-related benefits: Access Data Table

Table 37. Health-related benefits: Access, civilian workers,1
National Compensation Survey, March 2009

(All workers = 100 percent)

Characteristics

Long-term
care
insurance2

Retiree health care
benefits3

Under age
65

Age 65 and
over

All workers

16

26

23

Worker characteristics

     

Management, professional, and related

25

42

38

    Management, business, and financial

28

39

36

    Professional and related

24

42

38

        Teachers

24

63

57

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

21

66

58

        Registered nurses

19

24

18

Service

8

14

12

    Protective service

18

43

38

Sales and office

19

24

23

    Sales and related

18

21

19

    Office and administrative support

19

26

25

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

11

19

17

    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry

6

14

13

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

17

24

22

Production, transportation, and material moving

10

19

16

    Production

9

17

13

    Transportation and material moving

12

20

19

Full time

18

29

26

Part time

10

14

13

Union

23

55

50

Nonunion

15

20

18

Wage percentiles:4

     

    Lowest 10 percent

5

6

5

    Lowest 25 percent

8

10

9

    Second 25 percent

13

20

19

    Third 25 percent

18

29

26

    Highest 25 percent

28

45

41

    Highest 10 percent

30

47

43

Establishment characteristics

     

Goods-producing industries

10

19

15

Service-providing industries

17

27

25

    Education and health services

19

36

32

        Educational services

28

64

59

            Elementary and secondary schools

20

67

61

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

48

62

60

        Health care and social assistance

13

15

12

            Hospitals

26

28

19

    Public administration

25

70

65

1 to 99 workers

6

8

7

    1 to 49 workers

5

7

6

    50 to 99 workers

9

13

11

100 workers or more

25

41

37

    100 to 499 workers

18

28

26

    500 workers or more

31

53

48

Geographic areas

     

New England

14

25

23

Middle Atlantic

15

27

27

East North Central

16

23

21

West North Central

14

23

18

South Atlantic

20

29

25

East South Central

16

22

20

West South Central

14

28

24

Mountain

15

22

22

Pacific

18

27

25

Footnotes:

1Includes workers in the private nonfarm economy except those in private households, and
workers in the public sector, except the federal government. See Technical Note for further explanation.

2A health plan that provides long-term (more than 1 year) custodial care, home care, or nursing
home care.

3A health plan that provides coverage to a retiree beyond what is mandated by COBRA or other
health continuation laws.

4The percentile groupings are based on the average wage for each occupation surveyed, which
may include workers both above and below the threshold. The percentile values are based on the
estimates published in the "National Compensation Survey: Occupational Earnings in the United
States, 2008." See Technical Note for more details.

NOTE: For definitions of major plans, key provisions, and related terms, see the "Glossary of Employee
Benefit Terms" at www.bls.gov/ncs/ebs/glossary20082009.htm.