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Long-term disability plans: Method of payment Standard Errors

Table 18. Standard errors for long-term disability plans: Method of
payment, State and local government workers, National
Compensation Survey, March 2008

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

Characteristics

Fixed
percent of
earnings

Pecent
varies by
earnings

Other

All workers

2.4

2.4

0.4

Worker characteristics

     

Management, professional, and related

2.6

2.5

0.5

    Professional and related

2.6

2.5

0.6

        Teachers

1.7

1.5

0.7

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

1.6

1.0

        Registered nurses

7.3

Service

2.1

2.1

    Protective service

1.9

1.9

Sales and office

3.6

    Office and administrative support

3.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

3.3

Production, transportation, and material moving

2.5

1.7

Full time

2.4

2.4

0.4

Part time

2.9

2.8

Union

2.6

2.5

0.7

Nonunion

2.5

2.5

Average wage within the following percentiles:1

     

    Less than 10

3.0

    10 to under 25

2.5

2.4

    25 to under 50

4.4

    50 to under 75

2.7

2.7

0.2

    75 to under 90

1.5

1.1

    90 or greater

3.7

Establishment characteristics

     

Service-providing industries

2.4

2.4

0.4

    Education and health services

3.4

        Educational services

2.7

2.7

            Elementary and secondary schools

1.3

0.9

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

9.2

        Health care and social assistance

8.2

            Hospitals

10.4

    Public administration

2.2

2.1

0.3

1 to 99 workers

2.4

2.4

    1 to 49 workers

2.7

2.7

    50 to 99 workers

3.5

100 workers or more

2.7

2.7

0.4

    100 to 499 workers

1.3

0.9

    500 workers or more

3.7

0.5

State government

8.4

Local government

0.9

0.6

0.5

Geographic areas

     

New England

1.1

Middle Atlantic

2.5

0.3

East North Central

4.5

West North Central

13.3

South Atlantic

1.7

1.7

East South Central

11.9

West South Central

1.0

Mountain

0.7

Pacific

2.9

1.7

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, 2007." See Technical Note for more details.

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