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U.S. Department of Labor Futurework
  Trends and Challenges for Work in the 21st Century
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Helping Families with Young Children
Navigate Work and Family Life *

by
Ellen Galinsky
James T. Bond
Families and Work Institute

TABLE 1: ACCESS TO FAMILY HEALTH INSURANCE BY EMPLOYED PARENTS
WITH CHILDREN UNDER SIX
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Employee Group: All Parents (n=533)
Access: 84%
No Access: 16%
Significance (df,test):

Employee Group: Gender
Access:
No Access:
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, px2)

Employee Group: Men (n=304)
Access: 89%
No Access: 11%
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, px2)

Employee Group: Women (n=229)
Access: 78
No Access: 22
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, px2)

Employee Group: Hourly Earnings
Access:
No Access:
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Employee Group: $7.70 or less(n=119)
Access: 66
No Access: 34.5
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Employee Group: $7.71-$19.25 (n=254)
Access: 87
No Access: 13
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Employee Group: More than $19.25 (n=125)
Access: 95
No Access: 5
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Employee Group: Family income
Access:
No Access:
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, px2)

Employee Group: Less than $28.7K (n=112)
Access: 69
No Access: 31
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Employee Group: $28.7K-$71.5K (n=280)
Access: 86
No Access: 14
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Employee Group: $71.6K or more (n=120)
Access: 93
No Access: 7
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Employee Group: Marital status
Access:
No Access:
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, px2)

Employee Group: Married/partnered (n=453)
Access: 86
No Access: 14
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, px2)

Employee Group: Single (n=78)
Access: 73
No Access: 27
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, px2)

Employee Group: Work status
Access:
No Access:
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, px2)

Employee Group: Full time (n=461)
Access: 89
No Access: 11
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, px2)

Employee Group: Part time (n=69)
Access: 56.5
No Access: 43.5
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, px2)

Employee Group: US employees
Access:

No Access:
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Employee Group: Fewer than 50 (n=161)
Access: 71
No Access: 29
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Employee Group: 50-999 (n=150)
Access: 89
No Access: 11
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Employee Group: 1000 or more (n=209)
Access: 91
No Access: 9
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Significance Levels: * p<.05;** p<.01; *** p<.001. Tests: P c2=Pearson c 2; M-H c 2=Mantel-Haenszel c 2. Source: Families and Work Institute, 1997 National Study of the Changing Workforce

Return to TABLE 1: ACCESS TO FAMILY HEALTH INSURANCE BY EMPLOYED PARENTS
WITH CHILDREN UNDER SIX