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Table A16. Percentage of working participants in formal work-related courses who reported various types of employer support for their participation in these courses, by type of instructional provider and topic of instruction: 2002–03
Type of instructional provider
and topic of instruction
Any
employer
support
Employer paid
me to take
work-related
course during
work hours
Employer paid
for part or all of
tuition and fees
for work-related
courses
Employer paid
for part or all of
books and
other materials
for work-related
courses
  Total75.769.162.357.8
Type of instructional provider
Employer94.587.476.473.4
Postsecondary institution38.128.631.625.5
Business or industry57.252.148.643.4
Government agency65.459.551.445.5
Professional association or organization56.548.548.940.6
Other32.925.027.821.2
Topic of instruction
Business83.679.070.566.8
Computer science68.862.055.652.8
Education79.564.962.953.4
Health73.463.158.854.0
Science82.578.868.664.2
Social sciences and services59.553.149.440.8
Vocational trades71.161.156.551.5
Other69.962.657.653.4
NOTE: This table includes only adults who worked in the past 12 months and were not self-employed only. All estimates were based on the responses given for up to four courses by each participant.
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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