More school, more play
May 28, 2008
People with higher levels of education were more likely to participate in sports and exercise in recent years.
Among people aged 25 years and older, those with a bachelor's degree or higher were more than twice as likely to participate in sports and exercise activities on an average day during the 2003-06 period as those with a high school diploma or less.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, More school, more play on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2008/may/wk4/art02.htm (visited February 13, 2016).
Recent editions of Spotlight on Statistics
Employment and Wages in Healthcare Occupations
Healthcare occupations are a significant percentage of U.S. employment. Some of the largest and highest paying occupations are in healthcare. This Spotlight examines employment and wages for healthcare occupations.
Fifty years of looking at changes in peoples lives
Longitudinal surveys help us understand long-term changes, such as how events that happened when a person was in high school affect labor market success as an adult.
- A look at pay at the top, the bottom, and in between
The Spotlight examines how earnings and wages have changed over time and how they differ within a geographic area, industry, or occupation.