Standard Errors
Paid Leave combinations: Access

Table 46. Standard errors for paid leave combinations: Access, civilian workers,1 National Compensation
Survey, March 2012

Characteristics

Personal
leave and
vacation

Personal
leave and
sick leave

Sick leave
and
vacation

Vacation
and
holidays

Personal
leave, sick
leave, or
paid family
leave2

Personal
leave, sick
leave, paid
family
leave, or
vacation2

Personal
leave,
vacation, or
holidays2

All workers

0.6

0.6

0.6

0.6

0.6

0.6

0.6

Worker characteristics

             

Management, professional, and related

1.0

1.0

0.8

0.8

0.5

0.5

0.6

    Management, business, and financial

1.6

1.6

0.9

0.8

0.8

0.6

0.6

    Professional and related

1.1

1.1

1.0

1.0

0.7

0.7

0.7

        Teachers

1.5

1.5

1.5

1.6

0.9

0.9

1.4

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

1.5

1.9

1.6

1.6

0.7

0.7

1.8

        Registered nurses

2.6

2.6

2.1

2.3

1.6

1.6

1.6

Service

1.0

1.0

1.4

1.4

1.4

1.6

1.5

    Protective service

3.1

3.1

3.7

3.4

3.6

3.3

2.6

Sales and office

1.0

1.0

0.8

0.7

0.9

0.6

0.6

    Sales and related

1.2

1.1

1.1

1.1

1.3

1.1

1.1

    Office and administrative support

1.3

1.3

1.1

0.9

1.1

0.7

0.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

1.2

1.1

1.5

1.2

1.4

1.0

1.1

    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry

1.7

1.5

2.1

2.2

2.1

1.8

1.7

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

1.6

1.5

2.0

1.3

1.8

1.1

1.2

Production, transportation, and material moving

1.2

1.1

1.4

1.3

1.4

1.3

1.0

    Production

1.4

1.3

1.7

1.0

1.6

0.8

0.7

    Transportation and material moving

1.8

1.7

2.0

1.8

2.1

2.0

1.7

Full time

0.8

0.7

0.5

0.5

0.5

0.4

0.4

Part time

0.6

0.6

0.9

1.2

1.2

1.5

1.5

Union

1.2

1.4

1.1

0.9

0.8

0.5

0.5

Nonunion

0.7

0.7

0.7

0.6

0.7

0.7

0.6

Average wage within the following categories:3

             

    Lowest 25 percent

0.8

0.6

1.1

1.1

1.2

1.3

1.3

        Lowest 10 percent

1.1

0.9

1.4

1.7

1.7

2.1

2.0

    Second 25 percent

1.0

1.0

1.0

0.9

0.9

0.7

0.6

    Third 25 percent

0.9

0.9

0.8

0.5

0.7

0.5

0.5

    Highest 25 percent

1.1

1.0

0.9

0.8

0.6

0.6

0.6

        Highest 10 percent

1.6

1.4

1.1

1.1

0.6

0.7

0.7

Establishment characteristics

             

Goods-producing industries

1.3

1.1

1.4

0.8

1.3

0.6

0.5

Service-providing industries

0.7

0.6

0.7

0.6

0.7

0.7

0.6

    Education and health services

1.3

1.3

1.2

1.2

1.1

0.9

0.9

        Educational services

1.1

1.4

1.2

1.1

0.6

0.6

1.0

            Elementary and secondary schools

1.1

1.6

1.2

1.2

0.6

0.6

1.2

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

2.4

2.4

1.7

1.5

1.4

1.3

1.2

        Healthcare and social assistance

2.2

2.2

1.8

1.7

1.8

1.5

1.3

            Hospitals

2.6

2.8

1.1

0.9

0.8

0.7

0.7

    Public administration

2.4

2.4

1.4

1.4

1.3

1.3

1.3

1 to 99 workers

0.9

0.8

0.9

0.9

0.9

0.9

0.9

    1 to 49 workers

1.1

1.0

1.0

1.1

1.0

1.1

1.1

    50 to 99 workers

1.8

1.6

2.0

1.7

2.1

1.5

1.4

100 workers or more

0.8

0.7

0.7

0.6

0.7

0.5

0.5

    100 to 499 workers

1.2

1.1

1.1

1.1

1.2

1.0

0.9

    500 workers or more

1.0

1.1

0.8

0.7

0.6

0.5

0.5

Geographic areas

             

New England

2.2

2.0

1.0

1.3

1.2

0.9

1.6

Middle Atlantic

1.6

1.4

1.5

1.5

1.7

1.7

1.7

East North Central

1.8

1.8

1.6

1.4

2.1

1.4

1.4

West North Central

1.7

1.1

1.8

1.2

2.0

1.3

1.1

South Atlantic

1.3

1.3

1.5

1.7

1.6

1.5

1.4

East South Central

2.6

2.0

2.6

1.3

1.7

1.3

0.9

West South Central

2.1

1.9

1.6

1.2

1.3

1.6

1.2

Mountain

1.7

1.5

2.3

2.4

2.0

2.5

1.6

Pacific

1.4

1.3

1.5

1.4

1.3

1.7

1.9

1Includes workers in the private nonfarm economy except those in private
households, and workers in the public sector, except the federal government.
See Technical Note for further explanation.

3The categories are based on the average wage for each occupation
surveyed, which may include workers with earnings both above and below the
threshold. The average wages are based on the estimates published in the
"National Compensation Survey: Occupational Earnings in the United States,
2010." See Technical Note for more details.

2Includes workers with access to one or more of these leave benefits.


NOTE: For definitions of major plans, key provisions, and related terms, see
the "Glossary of Employee Benefit Terms" at
www.bls.gov/ncs/ebs/glossary20112012.htm.