Medical care benefits: Share of premiums paid by employer and employee Standard Errors

Table 10. Standard errors for medical care benefits: Share of premiums paid
by employer and employee,  State and local government workers, National
Compensation Survey, March 2009

Characteristics

Single coverage

Family coverage

Employer
share

Employee
share

Employer
share

Employee
share

All workers

0.3

0.3

0.8

0.8

Worker characteristics

       

Management, professional, and related

0.4

0.4

0.9

0.9

    Professional and related

0.4

0.4

0.9

0.9

        Teachers

0.5

0.5

1.0

1.0

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

0.5

0.5

1.1

1.1

        Registered nurses

1.3

1.3

1.9

1.9

Service

0.4

0.4

1.1

1.1

    Protective service

0.6

0.6

1.0

1.0

Sales and office

0.7

0.7

1.1

1.1

    Office and administrative support

0.7

0.7

1.1

1.1

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

0.5

0.5

1.4

1.4

Production, transportation, and material moving

0.7

0.7

1.6

1.6

Full time

0.3

0.3

0.8

0.8

Part time

0.8

0.8

2.1

2.1

Union

0.4

0.4

0.8

0.8

Nonunion

0.5

0.5

1.3

1.3

Wage percentiles:1

       

    Lowest 10 percent

1.0

1.0

2.5

2.5

    Lowest 25 percent

0.6

0.6

1.4

1.4

    Second 25 percent

0.5

0.5

1.0

1.0

    Third 25 percent

0.4

0.4

1.1

1.1

    Highest 25 percent

0.4

0.4

0.7

0.7

    Highest 10 percent

0.5

0.5

1.0

1.0

Establishment characteristics

       

Service-providing industries

0.3

0.3

0.8

0.8

    Education and health services

0.4

0.4

1.0

1.0

        Educational services

0.5

0.5

1.1

1.1

            Elementary and secondary schools

0.5

0.5

1.0

1.0

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

1.1

1.1

3.3

3.3

        Health care and social assistance

1.0

1.0

1.4

1.4

            Hospitals

1.4

1.4

1.9

1.9

    Public administration

0.4

0.4

0.7

0.7

1 to 99 workers

0.7

0.7

1.5

1.5

    1 to 49 workers

1.0

1.0

2.0

2.0

    50 to 99 workers

0.9

0.9

2.0

2.0

100 workers or more

0.4

0.4

0.8

0.8

    100 to 499 workers

0.6

0.6

1.7

1.7

    500 workers or more

0.4

0.4

0.9

0.9

State government

0.7

0.7

1.7

1.7

Local government

0.4

0.4

0.8

0.8

Geographic areas

       

New England

1.6

1.6

0.3

0.3

Middle Atlantic

0.8

0.8

0.9

0.9

East North Central

0.6

0.6

1.3

1.3

West North Central

1.6

1.6

1.9

1.9

South Atlantic

0.9

0.9

1.7

1.7

East South Central

1.1

1.1

5.2

5.2

West South Central

1.2

1.2

1.7

1.7

Mountain

1.6

1.6

1.8

1.8

Pacific

0.7

0.7

0.7

0.7

Footnotes:

1The 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.