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Appendix table 1. Survey establishment response, National
Compensation Survey, March 2010

Establishments

Total

Private industry

State and local
governments

Total in sampling frame1

5,224,243

5,008,241

216,002

  Total in sample

18,174

16,151

2,023

    Responding

10,791

9,018

1,773

    Refused or unable to provide data

4,704

4,476

228

    Out of business or not in survey scope

2,679

2,657

22

Footnotes:

1The list of establishments from which the survey sample was selected (sampling frame) was developed from
State unemployment insurance reports and is based on the 2007 North American Industry Classification System
(NAICS). For private industries, an establishment is usually a single physical location. For State and local
governments, an establishment is defined as all locations of a government entity.