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Table 19. Standard errors for outpatient prescription drug benefits: Type of coverage,(2) private industry workers, 2018
Characteristics Generic drugs (1) Brand-name drugs on formulary Brand-name nonformulary drugs Mail order drugs Subject to an annual deductible

Worker characteristics

All workers

(3) 0.3 0.8 1.8 1.6

Management, professional, and related

(3) 0.7 1.2 1.9 2.7

Management, business, and financial

0.1 1.6 1.4 3.3 3.1

Professional and related

0.0 0.2 2.0 2.3 3.6

Sales and office

0.0 0.3 1.0 1.5 2.3

Sales and related

0.0 0.1 1.9 2.2 3.5

Office and administrative support

0.0 0.4 1.1 1.7 2.8

Full time

(3) 0.3 0.8 1.6 1.5

Part time

0.0 (3) 3.1 7.2 6.2

Establishment characteristics

Service-providing industries

(3) 0.4 1.0 2.2 2.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

0.0 0.4 2.2 2.5 2.4

Information

0.0 (3) 4.1 2.4 7.9

Financial activities

0.0 0.5 1.6 1.9 2.6

Education and health services

0.0 0.0 2.0 8.1 5.4

Educational services

0.0 0.0 1.4 2.4 4.9

Health care and social assistance

0.0 0.0 2.3 9.3 6.3

Geographic areas

Northeast

0.0 0.1 1.9 5.5 4.2

New England

0.0 0.2 3.3 3.2 7.9

Middle Atlantic

0.0 0.1 2.1 7.7 5.4

South

0.0 0.3 0.9 2.3 2.4

South Atlantic

0.0 0.3 1.3 2.9 3.6

West South Central

0.0 0.7 0.9 5.3 4.0

Midwest

0.0 0.2 1.7 2.2 2.5

East North Central

0.0 0.2 2.1 2.1 2.1

West North Central

0.0 0.2 2.8 5.2 6.3

West: Mountain

0.0 3.2 2.6 12.8 5.8

Footnotes:
(1) Outpatient prescription drug benefits include both stand-alone drug plans and prescription drug benefits included as part of a medical plan.
(2) This could be a prescription drug annual deductible or a medical plan deductible.
(3) Less than 0.05.

Note: For definitions of major plans, key provisions, and related terms, see the "Glossary of Employee Benefit Terms" at www.bls.gov/ncs/ebs/detailedprovisions/2018/ownership/private/glossary.htm.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Compensation Survey.

 

Last Modified Date: April 18, 2019