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Table 1. Flexible schedules: Full-time wage and salary workers by selected characteristics, May 2004


     Table 1.  Flexible schedules: Full-time wage and salary workers by selected characteristics, May 2004
     
     (Numbers in thousands)
                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                              
                                                      Both sexes                     Men                       Women          
                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                              
                                                         With flexible              With flexible              With flexible  
                  Characteristic                           schedules                  schedules                  schedules    
                                                Total                      Total                      Total                   
                                                 (1)                        (1)                        (1)                    
                                                        Number   Percent           Number   Percent           Number   Percent
                                                                of total                   of total                   of total
                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                              
                       AGE                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                              
         Total 16 years and over.............  99,778   27,411     27.5   56,412   15,853     28.1   43,366   11,558     26.7 
     16 to 19 years..........................   1,427      336     23.6      903      185     20.5      524      151     28.9 
     20 years and over.......................  98,351   27,075     27.5   55,509   15,668     28.2   42,842   11,406     26.6 
       20 to 24 years........................   9,004    2,058     22.9    5,147    1,065     20.7    3,856      993     25.8 
       25 to 34 years........................  24,640    6,902     28.0   14,358    4,051     28.2   10,283    2,851     27.7 
       35 to 44 years........................  26,766    7,807     29.2   15,424    4,605     29.9   11,342    3,202     28.2 
       45 to 54 years........................  24,855    6,651     26.8   13,440    3,769     28.0   11,415    2,882     25.2 
       55 to 64 years........................  11,745    3,181     27.1    6,383    1,865     29.2    5,361    1,316     24.5 
       65 years and over.....................   1,341      475     35.4      757      314     41.4      585      161     27.6 
                                                                                                                              
      RACE AND HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY                                                                                   
                                                                                                                              
     White...................................  80,498   23,121     28.7   46,222   13,582     29.4   34,276    9,539     27.8 
     Black or African American...............  12,578    2,476     19.7    6,447    1,193     18.5    6,131    1,283     20.9 
     Asian...................................   4,136    1,132     27.4    2,300      720     31.3    1,836      412     22.4 
     Hispanic or Latino ethnicity............  14,110    2,596     18.4    8,621    1,430     16.6    5,489    1,166     21.2 
                                                                                                                              
                  MARITAL STATUS                                                                                              
                                                                                                                              
     Married, spouse present.................  57,630   16,270     28.2   34,926   10,382     29.7   22,704    5,888     25.9 
     Not married.............................  42,148   11,141     26.4   21,486    5,471     25.5   20,662    5,670     27.4 
       Never married.........................  25,144    6,693     26.6   14,469    3,605     24.9   10,676    3,088     28.9 
       Other marital status..................  17,004    4,448     26.2    7,018    1,866     26.6    9,986    2,582     25.9 
                                                                                                                              
           PRESENCE AND AGE OF CHILDREN                                                                                       
                                                                                                                              
     Without own children under 18...........  61,761   16,759     27.1   34,680    9,410     27.1   27,081    7,349     27.1 
     With own children under 18..............  38,018   10,652     28.0   21,733    6,443     29.6   16,285    4,209     25.8 
       With youngest child 6 to 17...........  21,739    5,960     27.4   11,477    3,341     29.1   10,262    2,619     25.5 
       With youngest child under 6...........  16,279    4,692     28.8   10,256    3,102     30.2    6,023    1,590     26.4 

       1 Includes persons who did not provide information on flexible schedules.
       NOTE:  Data relate to the sole or principal job of full-time wage and salary workers and exclude all self-employed
     persons, regardless of whether or not their businesses were incorporated.  Detail for the above race and Hispanic-origin
     groups will not sum to totals because data for the "other races" group are not presented and Hispanics are included in
     both the white and black population groups.  Own children include sons, daughters, stepchildren, and adopted children. 
     Not included are nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and other related and unrelated children.




   

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