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Table SA13. Standard errors for 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 Employer Post-
secondary institution
Business or industry Govern-
ment
agency
Professional
association
or organ-
ization
Other
Total 0.85 0.64 0.71 0.49 0.63 0.55
Sex            
Male 1.25 0.97 1.02 0.74 1.05 0.79
Female 1.15 0.82 0.92 0.60 0.72 0.70
Race/ethnicity            
White 0.99 0.76 0.88 0.60 0.58 0.53
Black 3.36 2.11 1.74 1.15 2.04 2.35
Hispanic 3.52 2.77 2.19 1.20 2.89 2.71
Other 4.35 2.13 3.52 1.67 2.92 2.76
Age as of 2002            
16–24 years 3.72 2.71 2.37 1.70 2.04 2.11
25–34 years 1.93 1.24 1.65 1.03 1.18 1.06
35–44 years 1.68 1.23 1.56 0.89 1.28 0.89
45–54 years 1.59 1.18 1.32 0.89 1.10 0.98
55–64 years 2.47 1.39 1.51 1.12 1.48 1.30
65 years or older 3.31 2.84 2.64 1.66 2.37 3.20
Highest level of education attainment            
High school diploma or less 2.21 1.43 1.61 1.07 1.02 1.13
Some college but no degree 1.89 1.42 1.35 0.92 1.58 1.14
Vocational/associate's degree 2.64 2.10 2.60 1.27 1.31 1.19
Bachelor's degree 1.51 1.00 1.51 0.81 1.16 0.83
Graduate or professional degree 1.75 1.32 1.54 1.15 1.42 1.31
Employment status in the past 12 months            
Full-time 0.96 0.72 0.76 0.52 0.70 0.58
Part-time 2.47 2.01 2.40 1.34 1.75 1.25
Not employed 3.61 3.58 2.44 2.01 3.37
Months employed in the past 12 months            
12 months 0.97 0.74 0.88 0.48 0.77 0.54
1–11 months 2.19 1.21 1.25 1.06 0.83 1.17
Not in the labor force 3.61 3.58 2.44 2.01 3.37
Occupation            
Professional/managerial 1.09 0.88 0.99 0.71 1.05 0.74
Sales/service/clerical 1.44 1.02 1.33 0.72 0.90 0.67
Trade and labor 2.74 1.90 2.17 0.98 1.51 1.67
Size of employer            
Fewer than 25 employees 2.02 1.51 2.09 1.15 1.48 1.48
25–99 employees 2.88 2.05 2.63 1.43 2.44 1.28
100–499 employees 2.22 1.89 1.40 1.11 1.21 1.46
500 or more employees 0.96 0.75 0.85 0.64 0.76 0.61
Continuing education required for occupation            
Yes 1.31 1.12 1.24 0.72 0.87 0.83
No 1.29 0.84 0.86 0.63 0.82 0.67
† Not applicable.
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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