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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 3: Access To Paid Vacation Days
By Employed Parents With Children Under Six

Employee Group: All Parents (n=535)
Access: 84.5%
No Access: 15.5%
Significance (df,test):

Employee Group: Gender
Access:
No Access:
Significance (df,test):

Employee Group: Men (n=306)
Access: 84%
No Access: 16%
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=121)
Access: 69
No Access: 31
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Employee Group: $7.71-$19.25 (n=254)
Access: 88
No Access: 12
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Employee Group: More than $19.25 (n=126)
Access: 90.5
No Access: 9.5
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

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

Employee Group: Less than $28.7K (n=114)
Access: 78
No Access: 22
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Employee Group: $28.7K-$71.5K (n=278)
Access: 86
No Access: 14
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Employee Group: $71.6K or more (n=120)
Access: 88
No Access: 12
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

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

Employee Group: Fewer than 50 (n=161)
Access: 74.5
No Access: 25.5
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Employee Group: 50-999 (n=151)
Access: 84
No Access: 16
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Employee Group: 1000 or more (n=210)
Access: 94
No Access: 6
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 3: Access To Paid Vacation Days
By Employed Parents With Children Under Six