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Table A13. Percentage of employed participants in formal work-related courses who reported each type of employer financial support for their participation in such courses, by selected adult characteristics: 2004-05
Characteristic Any employer support Salary paid during time of training Employer paid for part or all of tuition, books, and other materials
Total 87.8 76.8 83.5
 
Sex
Male 89.8 78.6 86.3
Female 86.2 75.4 81.4
 
Race/ethnicity1
White 88.4 76.5 83.9
Black or African American 82.8 77.7 80.4
All other races 85.6 77.4 77.9
Hispanic or Latino 90.7 77.7 88.8
 
Age as of 2004
16–24 years 61.9 43.0 60.9
25–34 years 84.0 73.7 80.3
35–44 years 93.0 78.9 89.9
45–54 years 92.3 84.6 86.9
55–64 years 92.1 84.0 86.0
65 years or older 89.3 83.0 73.4
 
Highest level of educational attainment
Less than a high school diploma or equivalent 66.0 59.6 63.9
High school diploma or equivalent 90.1 78.5 83.8
Some college/vocational/associate's degree 85.3 76.1 82.4
Bachelor’s degree 89.0 78.0 86.6
Graduate or professional degree 90.4 76.1 82.2
 
Employment status in past week
Full-time 90.3 81.3 85.9
Part-time 78.3 56.8 74.0
 
Months employed in past 12 months
1–11 months 79.7 62.5 76.1
12 months 89.8 80.4 85.4
 
Occupation
Professional and managerial 90.5 78.5 85.3
Sales, service, and clerical 85.1 76.0 81.5
Trades and labor 84.6 71.9 82.2
1 All other races includes Asian/Pacific Islander, Native Hawaiian, American Indian, Alaska Native, those of more than one race, and those of other (unspecified) race. Race categories exclude those of Hispanic origin.
NOTE: This table includes only adults who worked in the past 12 months, including self-employment. The estimates in this table were based on information that was collected on up to four work-related courses taken in the 12 months prior to the interview.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Adult Education Survey of the 2005 National Household Education Surveys Program.

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