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Table SA16. Standard errors of the 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: 200405
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
Total 1.43 1.44 0.93
       
Type of instructional provider      
Business or industry 2.77 2.73 1.67
Employer 1.46 1.38 1.06
Government agency 4.40 4.41 3.08
Postsecondary institution 3.98 4.05 3.56
Professional association or organization 2.99 3.12 1.73
Other 4.97 4.99 4.28
       
Topic of instruction      
Basic education 5.30 5.14 4.02
Business 2.12 2.12 1.37
Computer science 2.60 2.45 2.10
Education 3.39 2.91 2.86
Health 2.66 2.75 2.20
Science 4.33 4.00 2.79
Social sciences and services 4.92 4.54 3.47
Vocational trades 4.89 4.85 3.47
Other 4.51 4.61 3.11
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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