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Table 10. Employed contingent workers by their preference for contingent or noncontingent work arrangements, February 2005


     Table 10.  Employed contingent workers by their preference for contingent or noncontingent work arrangements,
     February 2005
     
     (Percent distribution)
                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                   
                                                                     Contingent workers                            
                 Preference                                                                                        
                                                                                                                   
                                                Estimate 1               Estimate 2               Estimate 3       
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
         Total, 16 years and over                                                                                  
           (thousands)..................            2,504                    3,177                    5,705        
         Percent........................            100.0                    100.0                    100.0        
                                                                                                                   
     Prefer noncontingent employment....             62.7                     57.3                     55.3        
     Prefer contingent employment.......             31.3                     35.1                     35.5        
     It depends.........................              3.9                      4.9                      5.7        
     Not available......................              2.2                      2.6                      3.5        

       NOTE:  Noncontingent workers are those who do not fall into any estimate of "contingent" workers.  Detail
     may not sum to totals due to rounding.
     
     






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