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Table A13. Percentage of participants in formal work-related courses who reported various types of instructional providers, by selected characteristics: 2002–03
  Type of instructional provider
Characteristic Employer1 Post-
secondary institution
Business or industry Govern-
ment
agency
Professional
association
or organ-
ization
Other
Total 60.9 13.2 18.8 6.9 12.7 7.4
Sex
Male 59.5 11.9 20.3 6.7 13.0 5.5
Female 62.2 14.4 17.5 7.1 12.4 9.0
Race/ethnicity2
White 61.3 12.0 20.5 7.1 13.0 6.4
Black 62.9 17.6 12.6 7.2 9.9 11.0
Hispanic 59.0 19.5 14.3 5.6 10.8 10.0
Other 54.1 11.2 15.2 6.2 16.1 8.7
Age as of 2002
16–24 years 59.3 16.0 15.2 6.3 5.5 8.2
25–34 years 63.6 12.8 16.9 6.8 11.7 5.7
35–44 years 63.5 11.3 21.1 6.7 12.0 6.2
45–54 years 61.8 13.1 20.1 6.9 15.6 7.5
55–64 years 58.1 13.0 18.9 7.8 15.0 8.2
65 years or older 31.1 23.5 16.2 7.7 17.2 21.3
Highest level of education attainment
High school diploma or less 61.9 11.7 15.1 7.0 6.6 7.2
Some college but no degree 61.5 13.0 18.5 6.1 9.5 7.2
Vocational/associate's degree 65.8 15.8 20.0 5.6 9.0 5.7
Bachelor's degree 61.3 10.7 21.3 7.0 14.8 6.8
Graduate or professional degree 56.0 17.0 20.5 8.3 23.1 9.3
Employment status in past 12 months
Full-time 67.6 11.0 18.0 6.6 12.8 5.7
Part-time 51.0 18.5 18.2 7.3 15.1 8.6
Not employed 29.8 32.9 13.4 11.1 23.4
Months employed in past 12 months
12 months 64.4 11.5 19.2 6.5 13.9 5.8
1–11 months 65.5 14.7 13.6 6.4 8.6 8.3
Not in the labor force 29.8 32.9 13.4 11.1 23.4
Occupation3
Professional/managerial 61.3 14.5 20.0 7.6 19.0 7.6
Sales/service/clerical 67.2 11.0 16.3 5.7 7.9 5.0
Trade and labor 67.9 8.1 16.3 5.1 6.7 6.3
Size of employer3
Fewer than 25 employees 31.9 16.4 31.0 8.4 19.7 13.0
25–99 employees 60.9 10.7 21.8 8.3 15.6 6.1
100–499 employees 61.9 16.8 16.0 8.0 11.9 7.1
500 or more employees 78.1 9.6 13.1 5.0 9.9 3.8
Continuing education required for occupation
Yes 59.9 14.9 18.3 7.9 16.5 8.4
No 61.6 11.9 19.3 6.2 9.8 6.6
Not applicable.
1 Employer overrode other types of instructional providers.
2 Black includes African American, Hispanic includes Latino, and Other includes Asian/Pacific Islander, American Indian/Alaska Native, those with more than one race, and those of other (unspecified) race. Race categories exclude Hispanic origin unless specified.
3 Includes only adults who worked in the past 12 months.
NOTE: The estimates in this table were based on the responses given for up to four courses by each participant. Detail may sum to greater than 100 percent because participants may have taken more than one course, with different instructional providers.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Adult Education for Work-Related Reasons Survey of the 2003 National Household Education Surveys Program.


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