February 21, 2001
Full-time State and local government workers in the West were most likely to be eligible for a wellness program in 1998; more than 4 of every 10 were eligible for such a benefit. In the other 3 regions just over 3 in 10 were eligible for a wellness program.
Fitness centers were a less prevalent benefit among State and local government employees. Eligibility rates ranged from 20 percent in the North Central region down to 10 percent in the Northeast.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Fitness, wellness benefits moderately prevalent for State, local government workers on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2001/feb/wk3/art02.htm (visited November 24, 2015).
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.