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Long-term disability plans: Employee contribution requirement Standard Errors

Table 17. Standard errors for long-term disability plans:
Employee contribution requirement, State and local
government workers, National Compensation Survey, March
2008

(All workers with long-term disability coverage = 100 percent)

Characteristics

Employee
contribution
required

Employee
contribution
not required

All workers

2.2

2.2

Worker characteristics

   

Management, professional, and related

2.0

2.0

    Professional and related

2.0

2.0

        Teachers

2.7

2.7

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

3.2

3.2

        Registered nurses

4.4

4.4

Service

2.5

2.5

    Protective service

3.1

3.1

Sales and office

2.6

2.6

    Office and administrative support

2.7

2.7

Full time

2.2

2.2

Part time

3.9

3.9

Union

2.4

2.4

Nonunion

2.5

2.5

Average wage within the following percentiles:1

   

    Less than 10

5.4

5.4

    10 to under 25

5.2

5.2

    25 to under 50

2.0

2.0

    50 to under 75

3.0

3.0

    75 to under 90

2.6

2.6

    90 or greater

3.2

3.2

Establishment characteristics

   

Service-providing industries

2.2

2.2

    Education and health services

2.4

2.4

        Educational services

2.6

2.6

            Elementary and secondary schools

3.3

3.3

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

4.2

4.2

        Health care and social assistance

3.9

3.9

            Hospitals

4.7

4.7

    Public administration

2.7

2.7

100 workers or more

2.0

2.0

    100 to 499 workers

3.1

3.1

    500 workers or more

2.3

2.3

State government

4.1

4.1

Local government

2.6

2.6

Geographic areas

   

Middle Atlantic

1.5

1.5

East North Central

3.4

3.4

South Atlantic

1.2

1.2

Mountain

11.8

11.8

Pacific

2.4

2.4

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, 2007." See Technical Note for more details.

NOTE: Dash indicates no workers in this category or data did not meet publication criteria.