|Table A16. Percentage of participants in formal work-related courses who reported out-of-pocket expenses for course tuition, fees, books, or materials, by type of instructional provider and topic of instruction: 2004-05|
|Type of instructional provider and topic of instruction||Paid for any tuition, fees, books, or materials for at least one course||Paid for tuition and fees for at least one course||Paid for books and other materials for at least one course|
|Type of instructional provider|
|Business or industry||37.2||34.5||11.7|
|Professional association or organization||41.9||39.0||11.3|
|Topic of instruction|
|Social sciences and services||42.2||38.3||18.9|
1 Employer overrode other types of instructional providers; see the glossary for more detail on instructional providers.
2 This category includes courses in basic education, personal awareness/improvement, and physical education/leisure.
NOTE: 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. If an adult took more than four courses, four were sampled for data collection.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Adult Education Survey of the 2005 National Household Education Surveys Program.