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ERIC Number: ED485757
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Aug
Reference Count: 12
National Household Education Surveys Program of 2003: Education Surveys Program of 2003 Tabular Summary of Adult Education for Work-Related Reasons: 2002-03 E.D. TAB. NCES 2006-044
O'Donnell, Kevin; Chapman, Chris
National Center for Education Statistics
This E.D. TAB report presents selected data on adults' participation in work-related educational activities in the United States over a 12-month period from 2002-03. These data are from the Adult Education for Work-Related Reasons Survey of the 2003 National Household Education Surveys Program. Interviews were conducted with a nationally representative sample of the civilian, non-institutionalized population age 16 or older who were not enrolled in grade 12 or below. Data were collected from early January through April 2003. A total of 12,725 telephone interviews were completed with adults representing a weighted total of 206,532,725. The weighted unit response rate was 76 percent and item non-response rates for most of the variables were 3 percent or lower. Additional details about the survey, response rates, and more are provided in appendix A at the back of the report.
Descriptors: Adult Education, National Surveys, Telephone Surveys, Job Training, Postsecondary Education, Vocational Education, Informal Education, Outcomes of Education, Participation, Participant Characteristics, Adult Students, Student Motivation, Financial Support, Statistical Data
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.Institute of Education Sciences (ED), Washington, DC.
IES Funded: Yes
IES Publication: http://ies.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2006044