Employer health care costs as a share of wages, by wage fifth, 1996–2008
|A. Health share of annual wages|
|B. Total change in share|
|C. Annual change in share|
Source: Authors' analysis of Burtless and Milusheva (2012) based on Medical Expenditure Panel Survey
Documentation and methodology
Table is based on analysis of Burtless and Milusheva (2012) based on Medical Expenditure Panel Survey. The authors provide data by decile which we aggregated to fifths. The premiums include both those enrolled and not enrolled in employer plans. The premiums were estimated by Burtless and Milusheva using various imputation methods.