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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 2: ACCESS TO FAMILY HEALTH CARE FROM ANY SOURCE
BY EMPLOYED PARENTS WITH CHILDREN UNDER SIX - Text Version

Employee Group: All Parents (n=536)
Access From Own Job: 62%
Access From Other Source: 33%
Not Covered: 5%
Significance (df,test):

Employee Group: Gender
Access From Own Job:
Access From Other Source:
Not Covered:
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, px2)

Employee Group: Men (n=305)
Access From Own Job: 73
Access From Other Source: 22
Not Covered: 5
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, px2)

Employee Group: Women (n=231)
Access From Own Job: 47
Access From Other Source: 49
Not Covered: 4
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, px2)

Employee Group: Hourly Earnings
Access From Own Job:
Access From Other Source:
Not Covered:
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Employee Group: $7.70 or less(n=122)
Access From Own Job: 40
Access From Other Source: 52
Not Covered: 8
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Employee Group: $7.71-$19.25 (n=254)
Access From Own Job: 63
Access From Other Source: 32
Not Covered: 5
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Employee Group: More than $19.25 (n=126)
Access From Own Job: 79
Access From Other Source: 21
Not Covered: 1
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Employee Group: Family income
Access From Own Job:
Access From Other Source:
Not Covered:
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Employee Group: Less than $28.7K (n=116)
Access From Own Job: 40
Access From Other Source: 48
Not Covered: 12
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Employee Group: $28.7K-$71.5K (n=280)
Access From Own Job: 65
Access From Other Source: 31
Not Covered: 3
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Employee Group: $71.6K or more (n=120)
Access From Own Job: 73
Access From Other Source: 27
Not Covered: 1
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Employee Group: Marital status
Access From Own Job:
Access From Other Source:
Not Covered:
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, px2)

Employee Group: Married/partnered (n=457)
Access From Own Job: 64
Access From Other Source: 32
Not Covered: 4
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, px2)

Employee Group: Single (n=79)
Access From Own Job: 48
Access From Other Source: 41
Not Covered: 11
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, px2)

Employee Group: Work status
Access From Own Job:
Access From Other Source:
Not Covered:
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, px2)

Employee Group: Full time (n=463)
Access From Own Job: 67
Access From Other Source: 28
Not Covered: 5
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, px2)

Employee Group: Part time (n=72)
Access From Own Job: 25
Access From Other Source: 72
Not Covered: 3
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, px2)

Employee Group: US employees
Access From Own Job:
Access From Other Source:
Not Covered:
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Employee Group: Fewer than 50 (n=163)
Access From Own Job: 44
Access From Other Source: 49
Not Covered: 8
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Employee Group: 50-999 (n=151)
Access From Own Job: 66
Access From Other Source: 31
Not Covered: 3
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Employee Group: 1000 or more (n=210)
Access From Own Job: 74
Access From Other Source: 23
Not Covered: 3
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

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BY EMPLOYED PARENTS WITH CHILDREN UNDER SIX